I believe that I create my "reality" on a moment to moment basis and how I perceive that reality is dependant on my internal condition.
I am reminded of a dramatized portrayal of an interview of a historic person, along the lines of Steve Allen's "Meeting of the Minds." (dates me I suppose).
Asked by the interviewer, if he ascribed to the Eastern way of thinking about reality and truth he said,
"What? You mean the idea that reality is not really real? It's all an illusion? --- They dodge spears, don't they?"