They would implode because they do not seek truth. They seek comfort and "settledness" for themselves and punitive vengeance for their perceived enemies.
In similar vein, it is customary - perhaps inevitable - that they put a pretty face on their beliefs -- beliefs that are crafted to correspond to the unexamined sound bites they heard when they were youngsters. Now, I fear, it's too late. They will never grow up. They will never see that the world is more shades of gray than absolute right and wrong, poles that are as bright as the noon sun and as dark as a mile-deep mine shaft.