What does O’Brien say about reality in 1984?

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O'Brien also mentions that reality is in your head.  He tells Winston that he could float off the floor like a soap bubble, but because the Party does not wish it, he doesn't.  Reality is in the head, which is what makes doublethink so necessary and possible in Oceania.