They are too frightened to face real life and all of the scary things that happen. They prefer to make themselves feel better with lies and myths. It is so sad to see people wasting the one and only life they have in dishonesty with themselves.
"The whole thing is so patently infantile, so foreign to reality, that to anyone with a friendly attitude to humanity it is painful to think that the great majority of mortals will never be able to rise about this view of life.
Christianity - The belief that a god created a universe billion light years across containing 200 billion galaxies, each of which contains an average of more than 200 billion stars - just so he could have a personal relationship with you.