“There’s no such thing as objective reality!” Seth insisted. “Look man, I’ve written like, four papers on this. You can’t know what’s real.”
Without preamble, John pulled back and slugged Seth as hard as he could in the gut. Seth doubled over, falling to the floor, and was still for several minutes.
Eventually Seth staggered to his feet. A few moments later he looked at John and said, “What the hell did you do that for?”
“What are you talking about?” John replied, “I didn’t do anything. You must have just created the illusion of getting punched in the gut.”