§343 Thoughts running in my headMay 5, 2009
Quote from “Far from Zion“:
The longing for money and power has killed far more people than religion. Purely religious wars are few and far between, and have much smaller body counts than those fought for wealth. Faith can be the antidote to the lust for material gain and can be a powerful force for good, but only when it is embraced with knowledge and with reason.
Ignorance, secular or divine, is never good for anybody.
I am also noting today that out of 257 swine flu sick people in Mexico only 2 have died. And at the same time almost 500,000 people die from regular flu.
And, then of course, there’s the very simple sollution to the problems of the Middle East: The 24-state solution!