Everything is a made-up construct, all that matters if how much you like it, and how much work has gone into constructing it that you may find hard to disassemble.
Also, look in to who gains if you abandon a construct as useless, while others retain it and push for theirs to have dominion.
Many people try to claim that their beliefs are some paramount truth and the finest of things, while yours are simply made up and meaningless; trying to get you to defeat yourself is both the oldest tactic known and still, surprisingly, very successful on the unwary.
This is how “original sin” works, by the way, and it’s been developed as a concept ever since.
This will repay the short amount of time it takes to read: The Kybalion PDF, archived link.