Lets look at the facts. Religion plays a huge part in a lot of peoples lives. I have noticed though that religion plays a huge huge part in major wars. Lets look at this.
Originally posted by Seekerof
I would urge caution when expressing that "ALL" wars have been caused by religion, cause I can simply spout out evidences to the extreme contray.
Was the Vietnam War caused by religion?
Was the 1st or 2nd Gulf War caused by religion?
Was WWI or WWII caused by religion?
The examples can go on. "All" is an absolute and leaves no room for error, unless of course, one uses it improperly.
WWI-caused by religion-if there was no religious dissent between austria hungary and the slavs then there would have been no catalyst for wwI.
The reason our troops are still in the gulf region-sunni and shiite conflict.
Religion is everywhere in war. If you look at it hard enough theres always some kind of religious conflict that drives or starts war.