This week on Act Out! you've likely heard the phrase perception is reality. But what if it's not – not even close? What if we don't see an objective reality? Donald Hoffman, a quantitative and computational psychologist, has a theory which suggests just that. My question then: what are the socio-political impacts of that theory? This week human psychology, evolution and even math shed some light on the human condition and how we might be able to save ourselves from our own virtual reality.