They say that doing something the same way over and over and expecting a different outcome is a sign of insanity. Life is full of choices and it is those choices that will make the difference between a good or bad outcome and ultimately whither or not sanity becomes the master.
But everyone thinks religion, politics (pretty much another religion) and wealth are needed. Lol. Getting rid of all of these things means accepting personal accountability and responsibility and nobody wants to put in that kind of effort for themselves or the rest of humanity.