As an epistemological position, solipsism holds that knowledge of anything outside one’s own mind is unsure; the external world and other minds cannot be known and might not exist outside the mind. As a path to narcissism, nihilism, dystopia…
Barack Obama, Hillary and Bill Clinton, Donald Trump, many theatrical stars, the wealthy, and those with strong egos often create their universe around themselves; and, of course, they know it best. The path is ego-centrism to solipsism.
Our television culture encourages solipsism; the story lines model it every day and have done so since the creation of the medium.
Solipsism opens the path to narcissism.