Link: Noble Lies

Similarly, in science we have “Lie to Children” aka if they can’t handle the truth, tell them a watered-down version which produces the same end. The stupid are treated in accordance with their maturity level i.e. that of a child.

Studies on depressives have shown they are among the most realistic of us all, when objectively measured. The mildest delusions i.e. our lives matter, keep us alive. They motivate us and form a basic type of faith which humanists exploit.