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Hi Francesca S. Alcorn -
>This makes a lot of sense to me,
>because I think as a species, we are wired *not* to attack people
>that we have a relationship with. But then murders are usually
>committed by people who know the victims, so it's not that easy.
I see you quickly questioned yourself.... (Bad habit I fall into, way too
Yes, in fact, murders are usually committed among acquaintances. It would
seem we are hardwired to injure the ones we love, otherwise, what _are_
all those country music songs singing about?
But, war, on the other hand, is simple and mass eradication of an
'other'. And, yes, religion plays a key role in determining the 'other',
and always has, and always will. Sadly.
Don't matter what religion. Or where. Or when.
That one. Right there. Right now.
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