[FoRK] Anything to be learned from religion?

Justin Mason jm
Thu Aug 11 15:59:23 PDT 2005


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Robert Harley writes:
> Beberg:
> >When there is no food, religion serves the very useful, no downright 
> >critical function of telling us who to kill. [...]
> >
> >With the coming oil/water/food wars, religion will be back in the 
> >spotlight as 6.5 billion poeple have to start killing someone off.  About 
> >85 million a year to even hold the population steady [...]
> 
> Is it just me, or have you just crossed the line from being
> "difficult" being a fucking moron?

The modern world no longer needs religion to go over the edge, cf
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rwandan_genocide .

- --j.
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