The Real is a fundamental aspect of the Red Pill metaphor, yet it is hardly mentioned in this sub. In the Matrix trilogy the Real is the true nature of things: an apocalyptic world where humans are harvested by machines. The utopian virtual reality in the Matrix is antithesis of The Real.
While The Real is the true nature of things, it is unpleasant and disruptive to the status quo. The concept of the real can be applied to many different things. Politics: America is controlled by a corporate lobby not by the people. Spirituality: Life is random and finite and there is no force that punishes misdeeds. Sexual Relations: Women act in their biological self interest when choosing or abandoning partners. Saying any of these things will get you shouted down by the masses because it disrupts their false world view. Just, ask Socrates and Galileo. People called Snowden a traitor when he told them their privacy was getting sodomized. No one wins points at a funeral, by saying there is a dead rotting person in a wooden box. He's in a better place now. Sure whatever.
The greatest gift you have is the gift of being human. You have a mind with which you can interpret and understand the world. Willfully abandoning this gift is a betrayal of your humanity. Cattle are content roaming and grazing without a care in the world. Abandoning the gift of reflection, in favor of being happy is reducing yourself to the cognitive level of livestock.
When a man's fiance gets ass-blasted in a cheap hotel, his therapist will tell him to forgive her and his psychiatrist might up his Xanex dose. But that's not what the man really needs. Mind numbing drugs and willful ignorance of reality will not help the man adapt. What this man actually needs is to see his wife get fucked by the other man. He needs to hear the sound of balls slapping against her chin and the gargling noises she makes in the hotel. He needs to understand the kind of person she is, and more importantly he needs to understand his place in the social hierarchy. By not adapting, he is permitting more of his life to get mouth fucked in the future.
One of the reason why modern society is comparatively peaceful compared to antiquity, is that the natural male predilection for violence has been harnessed or subdued by the state. Violence is dangerous and male, so both must be discouraged by the state unless they serve the state. When men engage in violence they reenter The Real of natural masculinity. If a man participates in a martial art or a combat sport and confronts his fellow man, he will see The Real and glimpse what is to be male. To a smaller degree The Real of masculinity can be felt at any maximal physical exertion. Likewise a man can be distracted from the real by drugs, television, pornography, ideology or any other false reality.
A Man who has glimpsed The Real for long enough knows that all conventions are arbitrary and therefore lives by his own. Baby if you're nice and follow my rules ill let you have sex with me on Thursday. If you suck enough corporate dick, well give you a meaningless trinket commemorating your slavery. Give us this percent of your income because we are the state. No thanks. Fuck sluts, waste company time and launder cash. See The Real. If no one is helping you, then help yourself.