Sunday, March 07, 2010

Not Surprising

JOS, Nigeria – Rioters armed with machetes slaughtered more than 200 people overnight Sunday as religious violence flared anew between Christians and Muslims in central Nigeria, witnesses said. Hundreds of people fled their homes, fearing reprisal attacks.

The bodies of the dead — including many women and children — lined dusty streets in three mostly Christian villages south of the regional capital of Jos, local journalists and a civil rights group said. They said at least 200 bodies had been counted by Sunday afternoon.

It's strange, the way that people are simply lead to the slaughter. The religious leaders get off on it. They get more power, and more wealth on the bodies of the dead. That's how religion works.. always has.

I still would like to get all of them in one place that we wouldn't miss, and let religion do what it does. Once they're done killing each other, we can get on with the business of the human race.

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