Only our perceptions change or the degrees by which we measure them.
We are witnessing the self absorbed in action.
For some reason, your article prompted a lot of reflection, here goes ….
First of all, I share your sentiments and I appreciate the use of verbal salt in your descriptions and statements … reminds me of the neighborhood where I grew up.
What people mean by “spiritual reality” may well be physical reality beyond the range of human perception. It’s kind of a distinction without a difference. Maybe god(s) are physical, I don’t know. Either way, pronouncements regarding what does not/cannot exist outside the range of ordinary human perception, which scientific materialists routinely…