“Allow me to put on my glasses,” he said when he heard a sound. Slipping on his glasses, he looked up and was eaten by the lion he could not before see.
Just because we ignore something, does not mean it is not there. Simply because we refuse to know the truth, it does not eliminate the fiery pit of Hell and a consequence for the sins of the earth.
Turn your ears. Give your heart. Truth is truth, believed or not.