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Continuing on a previous thought, Organized Religion is just a user interface for people who want to be in touch, somehow, with the intangible energies that watch us and influence us. People choose whichever style interface that they like, and you can't criticize that too much, it's just a choice.
Some people look down upon the whole idea of wanting or needing user interfaces. In order to be honest on this point, they would have to eliminate the other user interfaces that they use within their lives.
Do you have a job? That's your user interface to the economy. Are you involved in social media? That's your user interface to human beings.
There are probably plenty more examples that don't come to mind right now.