Sometimes the truth isn't fun. Who wants to believe it anyway when it doesn't fit our narrative? There are lies we allow to continue, because, if we exposed them, the backlash would be great and an ingrained tradition would be toppled. Just look at what the Pharisees did to try and disguise the truth and keep the people under their control! They remembered what Jesus said about rising from the dead after three days. They thought they could keep the truth from getting out by placing a guard and a heavy stone over the door! If the people believed the truth, their whole religious structure would be demolished. So they were proactive in preventing the truth from being believed. Their scheme has worked! Jews today still believe the lie that they fabricated over two thousand years ago, even though the truth is evident in their own scriptures. What lies are you believing just because it's a tradition?
and said, "Sir, we remember how that impostor said, while he was still alive, 'After three days I will rise.' Therefore order the tomb to be made secure until the third day, lest his disciples go and steal him away and tell the people, 'He has risen from the dead,' and the last fraud will be worse than the first." Matthew 27:63-64
So Jesus said to the Jews who had believed him, "If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free." John 8:31-32