Dmiritri: The sins of each nation should not be blamed on their religions.
Frida: What else is religion for? Isn't it all about preventing sin and spreading compassion?
Ying: Over time every religion mutates to the point of parody – that's inevitable.
Dmiritri: Perhaps so, I also believe God reaches out in more ways than we can acknowledge . . .
and even satire like this has its value: it reminds us to be cautious about combining 'empire' with 'faith'.
Force of Reason - A graphic poem by T Newfields