reality-based

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real′ity-based`


adj.
(esp. of television) portraying or alleging to portray events as they actually happened.
[1985–90]
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They have chosen a state of willful ignorance over living in the reality-based community.
Writing in Spectator Health, he said: "Advocates of minimum pricing might hope that their policy will put an end to alcoholism and street drinking, but the reality-based community knows that isn't going to happen.
And perhaps McKay's hyperreal approach is exactly what this story needs, given how far removed from the reality-based community so many of the highest-paid financial gurus were at the time.
For those of us in the reality-based community, the US-led counter-ISIL coalition was a catastrophe from day one.
British withdrawal from the EU--the likely result of any honestly structured referendum--may well jolt policymakers on both sides of the Atlantic into rejoining the reality-based community.
While tea partiers obsess about guns and birth certificates, the reality-based community is trying to fix the mess left by the last administration.
Although members of Pakistan's dwindling and demoralised reality-based community are not taken seriously by people in power, the Pay and Pension Committee, chaired by Dr.
Suskind got additional confirmation of this point of view when a senior White House aide accused the reporter of being part of "what we call the reality-based community.
The [senior White House] aide said that guys like me [Suskind] were "in what we call the reality-based community," which he defined as people who "believe that solutions emerge from your judicious study of discernible reality.
Former Reagan economic adviser Bruce Bartlett's December article, "Revenge of the Reality-Based Community," quickly became The American Conservative's most popular article ever, garnering more than 200,000 page views and 18,000 Facebook "likes"
The aide said that guys like me were "in what we call the reality-based community," which he defined as people who "believe that solutions emerge from your judicious study of discernible reality.