They say curiosity killed the cat (even though it has 9 lives). I can't say for sure what the repercussions would be, and I have a life filled with people I love that I'd be sad to leave. However, I don't know if I could live knowing that I'm chained to a wall in Plato's allegory of the cave.
Imagine a pair of VR goggles was placed over your eyes the moment you were born. Would you try to take them off?