The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #38877   Message #549264
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
13-Sep-01 - 06:01 PM
Thread Name: A Peace Pledge
Subject: RE: A Peace Pledge
It's strange, a bunch of religions which are all essentially say the same things about loving our neighbours and being compassionate and returning good for evil and that. But when push comes to shove, all that goes out the window.

And yet while we none of us clearly as cultures have begun to understand what our religions are about, we use them as markers for which side we are on. (And before anyone jumps in and says it's all down to religion, atheism counts as one of those religions in my book.)

As the old slogan might perhaps more accurately say, "When the going gets tough, the tough give up..."