Christians and Atheists alike! Doesn't every sane person want the same thing at heart?

A world where people don't kill people because of religion, or belief or race or lifestyle, a world where everyone is free from oppression, a world where our children can grow and be safe.. Isn't that what most of us want regardless of belief or lack thereof? Then why must we criticize the others... show more A world where people don't kill people because of religion, or belief or race or lifestyle, a world where everyone is free from oppression, a world where our children can grow and be safe.. Isn't that what most of us want regardless of belief or lack thereof?

Then why must we criticize the others methods and ideas because of their source? Love is the true message whether you believe there was a messenger or not.. So why must many continue to argue and simply spread hate between each other because of the different paths we take to reach the same goal?

Yes religious and non-religious groups, as well as individuals etc have used what they believe(or don't) as a basis to do terrible things, both in the past and the present.. But that is really irrelevant because those who DON'T or WOULDN'T do terrible things both want the same future and they exist in every group and any individual. Hating one another won't change the future it will ensure it stays the same because one thing all bad things done by people before have in common is.. they were caused by HATE..

So how does passing on that hate accomplish anyones goal for the better? Just because Christians or Atheists in the past have done things that make all the rest look bad doesn't justify continuing the cycle of hate by laying the blame upon the whole rather than the individual..

As a bonus question just for my curiosity, What religion or belief would you guess i belong to based on this question alone? and why?
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