If history is any guide (and it usually is), then despite any wishes for it to be otherwise, Zloduska is certainly correct about what happens between different members of different religions no matter how slight the differences to be to outside observers. Given the number of schisms over time, in every church I have heard of, I suspect that ultimately the divisive instinct predominates even within single religions.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Zloduska [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 20, 1999 8:39 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: RE: virus: Religion of the future
> Richard wrote:
> >No, I think religion is about getting along with other people. =)
> If the opposite of everything is true (and I think it is), then isn't
> religion also about dividing people?
> Or, does putting up multiple fences help a person get along easier?