According the the book "Denial: Self-Deception, False Beliefs, and the Origins of the Human Mind", denial of death keeps us sane enough to be functional.
Do you agree?
For example, do you believe this??
"when people don't understand issues like the economy or energy, they tend to want to see the government more favorably and trust the government more to deal with that issue. They also show an increased desire to avoid information that could undermine this trust." - AMT