Nationalism, religion and racism are the underlying causes of nearly all human conflict

Religious faith is the often blind belief in the highly improbable. It requires deep and persistent psychological conditioning and the suspension of critical faculties. Across the world, adherence to most religions is an accident of birth and place. The details of religious practices have become inextricably intertwined in local cultures and develop political overtones over time. Religions are used as forms of societal control and the devout usually know and are certain what is best for everyone else. Ireland has a litany of examples of religious domination in both jurisdictions.