Since simulation will become indistinguishable from reality, it logically follows that we are almost certainly already in a simulation.
Understanding that reality is a simulation would simply change our understanding and definition of reality. "Reality" being a simulation.
Taxation is robbery
Robbery is when something of value is taken from you with no expectation of return or replacement. Taxation is like a business transaction. You pay taxes with the expectation that, that money will be used to improve infrastructure, protect you, or pay the cost of keeping a country running.