there’s comfort in believing somebody is in control. it also gives them a perpetual enemy to fight, even if there’s really no one there.
that means they’re never alone.
it also means they are important because they have the secret knowledge that rules the world.
they would be emotionally devastated to fully grasp The difference in the power that even regular individuals have versus their lack.
what blows my mind is when the wealthy and objectively more powerful, believe in these things.
how much of their energy is wasted entirely in pursuing empty directions?