A few years ago the city council in Monza, Italy, barred pet owners from keeping goldfish in curved bowls. They objected to a curved bowl because it would cause the goldfish to have a distorted view of reality.
I'll let you apply to this to whatever is on your mind politically, religiously, educationally, relationshipyyy etc...
Ah, errr, is the goldfish's concept of reality, in the curved universe, different than ours?
Any less real----have fun thinking about this-
We create it all-? Ah, don't we? Maybe not-
P.S. Blame Stephen Hawking for bringing this up in his new book, "The Grand Design."
Yes, the answer is 42.