In his view, an observer is needed to cause the collapse of the wave function, not just a bunch of subatomic particles interacting with each other. So, extrapolating from what John Barrow and Frank Tipler then concluded about the necessity of lifeforms, I have come to infer that even the universe itself only comes into being if someone is witness to it. This phenomenon is what I refer to as the gaze of God.
The Supreme Being
Joshua Hehe

An observer, or more accurately, a measurement in quantum mechanics need not be from a conscious entity, however.

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