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Religious fanaticism. A glimmer of hope
Mike Sullivan says: "These mass massacres by religious sects that the world has witnessed throughout the ages reminds me of the statement that's attributed to an unknown author that says: Men never do evil so completely and cheerfully as when they do it from religious convictions". The present wars of religion are a belated replay of the wars of religion at the end of the European Middle Ages. People became so tired of them that they settled down, and dogmatism became discredited. Likewise, people became so sick of war that the United Nations seems finally to have become a permanent fixture of international affairs. Peace of all kinds may prevail. May.
Ronald Hilton - 3/15/02