The universe as it seems to objectively exist.
That which The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe lets you escape into.
Reality 1 is messy and difficult to navigate for a freethinker amongst unfreethinkers. It’s hard to interact with people because of the Dunning-Kruger Effect and the like. In reality 2, everyone has a basic understanding of human psychology and shortcomings. The existence of reality 2 is a relief for any skeptic who’s fed up with the crazy reality 1 and needs a break. Aren’t you — sometimes — too? I know Mark Kermode is:
Every now and then I dip my toe into the rest of the world and I’m so shocked that I retreat back into movies immediately.