The religions are delusional constructs formed around an infallible core.
"I categorically reject Marks’ whole philosophy and I’d probably call him delusional," P.Z. Myers.marks, robert j., ii
Never has America been more alone in spreading democracy's promise. [...] It is the last country with a mission, a mandate and a dream, as old as its founders. All of this may be dangerous, even delusional, but it is also unavoidable. It is impossible to think of America without these properties of self-belief.
There is an element of delusional obsession in the French political elite's preoccupation with the notion that France is still a global power.zbigniew brzezinski
A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical minority, and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end.