We despise all reverences and all the objects of reverence which are outside the pale of our own list of sacred things. And yet, with strange inconsistency, we are shocked when other people despise and defile the things which are holy to us.
~ Mark Twain
There is a lesson here for all. Liberals disdain the religious folk of America for their demagoguery against homosexuality and abortion and much of liberal ideology. The religious right of America turns that same disdain back on the Left because the Left constantly uses the symbols and sacred writings and personages or deities of the religion as items of scorn.
And the cycle of misunderstanding, mis-characterization and violence endlessly and heedlessly continues. Pulsating with hatred and abuse. Round and round to no end.
Add the Muslims to the equation and the revolution simply becomes more and more violent and more and more out of touch with the spirit of generosity, charity and brotherhood espoused by each of these theologies of man. Lost is faith, hope and love. Replaced by desolation, poverty and apathy.
Humanity takes ideas that should bring all together and uses them as tools of division.
Perhaps, Sam is right and the animals are much more evolved than us.