humanist atheist: "My point is not that religion
itself is the motivation for wars, murders and terrorist attacks,
but that religion is the principal label, and the most dangerous
one, by which a "they" as opposed to a "we"
can be identified at all." Richard
Dawkins, The Devil's Chaplain (2004)
should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert
them to Christianity. We weren't punctilious about locating and
punishing only Hitler and his top officers. We carpet-bombed German
cities; we killed civilians. That's war. And this is war."
- Ann Coulter
know this is painful for the ladies to hear, but if you get married,
you have accepted the headship of a man, your husband. Christ
is the head of the household and the husband is the head of the
wife, and that's the way it is, period." - Pat Robertson
is only one way to get rid of nuclear weapons... use them"
- Rush Limbaugh
Bush was not elected by a majority of the voters in the United
States, he was appointed by God.” - Lt. Gen. William G.
is a bankrupt speculative philosophy, not a scientific fact. Only
a spiritually bankrupt society could ever believe it...Only atheists
could accept this Satanic theory." - Jimmy Swaggart
tax dollars are being used to pay for grade-school classes that
teach our children that cannibalism, wife-swapping and murder
of infants and the elderly are acceptable behavior." - Jesse
has the geography of religion evolved over the centuries, and
where has it sparked wars? Our map gives us a brief history of
the world's most well-known religions: Christianity, Islam, Hinduism,
Buddhism, and Judaism. Selected periods of inter-religious bloodshed
are also highlighted.
Who has controlled the Middle East over the course
of history? Pretty much everyone. Egyptians, Turks, Jews, Romans,
Arabs, Persians, Europeans...the list goes on. Who will control
the Middle East today? That is a much bigger question.