There’s an unpopular destination in the mind that is avoided like Chernobyl. There’s no nuclear waste found there but the fear of devastation is just as large. When your existence is propped up by fragile irrationalizations the smallest amount of truth can crush you.
To support the momentum of your false beliefs, one only needs to latch on to a single crippled delusion in a galaxy full of overwhelming truths. The junked out vehicle of denial may not take you to the promised land but it’s enough for your presumed self to carry on another day.