That would work if universes could give birth to baby universes and they relied on mama's cosmic consciousness to guard them from the stellar monster in the neighbourhood. Cause otherwise the universe seems rather disinterested in such proposals.
But there's a lot truth to the point that universes that did not provide conditions suitable for intelligent life to observe them are as good as non-existent. It's a cosmic evolution of sorts – if you were not fit enough to grow a life, you'd never make your way into minds, textbooks, memories and self-reflection. A rock tree
falling in your rock forest
would not make a sound.