God's Word informs us of the need to have a perspective that is different from that which is naturally discerned. Things are not as we think they are because we normally see things from a human perspective only. I call this small r reality. Big R Reality however, takes in to consideration the spiritual realm. There is more to know, if we open our spiritual eyes.
"For our struggle in not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms." Ephesians 6:12