(warning: sarcasm ahead)
....because life is a lot more exciting from inside the X-Files episode. I mean, let's face it: deep down, we all want to be Mulder and Skully and find The Truth that eludes all those dense mundanes. We need to believe our lives are Important, and knowing The Truth is the ultimate way to Achieve Significance.
Just so we're clear. I take chemtrails exactly as seriously as I do anti-vaccination and the Rothchildes.