The Matrix seemed very real to those within it, no? And, in that respect, it was. - True?
But, objectively speaking, what is the greater truth and reality?
"I believe there are two sides to the phenomena known as death. This side where we live, and the other side, where we shall continue to live.
Eternity does not start with death.
We are in eternity now." - Norman Vincent Peale
"There is no place in this new kind of physics for both the field and matter, for the field is the only reality." - A. Einstein