Human’s narrative of inexplicable events.
Create a complex narrative.
When questioned, make narrative more complex.
Create an intermediary between narrative and event.
Give intermediaries supernatural powers.
Defend narrative fiercely at the cost of lives.
Reject other narratives that contradict your narrative.
Achieve piece of mind and fulfillment.
Religion creates complex answers for inexplicable events and intermediaries (clergy) explain the contrived solutions to the faithful.