J. Randall Murphy
If the universe we're in is some kind of generated construct, then in a sense, distance and time could very well be illusions. However if this universe is the original, then distance and time would be natural facets of it's existence and non-illusory. The problem is knowing which is the case.I have a feeling the entities have mastered the secrets of light, quantum mechanics, and space-time. I think distance and time are illusions.
If you read Jerome Clark's excellent encyclopedias and books, almost all pre-1947 CT3's describe human occupants.