Some have said that only what can be proven is of value. True, if we limit ourselves to that which can be proven, we run less risk of error, and yet, by limiting ourselves so, we also run the risk of missing out on that which is most important. After all, the things that bring us the greatest meaning are those very things that cannot be proven.
Is God really of supreme importance? The answer affects the way one lives, behaves, and perceives life. A believing person claims that he lives in the palace of the King of all Kings; if one lives in this palace, one must behave as befits royalty, and it is religion’s task to give us the guidelines as to how to do this.
COVID-19 has highlighted the weaknesses of our ideologies, both religious and secular, to provide meaning to our lives.