Originally Posted by CptPriceless
In the past, religion galvanized three bloody crusades, a corrupt papacy that subjugated much of Europe, etc. In the modern world, although only a small minority, extremist organizations in the Middle East and, more recently, in North Africa have sparked years of brutal conflict.
It's always easy to blame religion when people are the real problem. It's like blaming science for Hiroshima or idealism for Hitler and Stalin.