Reality is subjective and objective at the same time. My reality, as a person, is the society I live in. At the same time, reality is not necessarily the same for everyone: because it is also the sum of my knowledge about – as well as my experience with – the world.
Our reality is our interpretation of the world surrounding us. This interpretation shapes not only the way we see things, but also what we see.
Since we are in interaction with other people and our environment in general, voluntarily or not, and since our actions, responses and non-actions affect our environment, we also contribute to the construction of reality.
Think of innovation: true innovation can be viewed at as offering a new kind of interaction with our environment. This is often closely related to a new interpretation of reality…