The nature of things as they really are, behind the appearance of surface phenomena or ordinary baseline consciousness. Also used to denote real, non-simulated existence outside of a virch.

Depending on one's philosophical or memetic inclination, may refer to mundane physical existence, to a series or multiplicity of physical, metaphysical, or toposophic grades, or to a monistic concept of the Absolute Reality.
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Text by M. Alan Kazlev
Initially published on 22 December 2001.