Traditional Western religions are generally monotheistic in that they propose a
single creationist God. Belief involves reverence, worship, loyalty, obedience and penance, all of which guarantees one a release from earthly
suffering into an ‘other-world’ paradise, after physical death. Great importance is placed on leading a moral and good life in accord with
the codes and laws laid down by ancient texts and testaments.
Given that each tribal group believes and asserts their particular God to be the ‘One and Only’
God, this belief-system has led to a plethora of Gods and religions on the planet. Furthermore, multitudinous interpretations of the sacred
texts, ancient scrolls and stone tablets combined with ongoing re-interpretations and embellishments have led to the formation of numerous
competing factions and conflicting sects, even within a single religion.
The resultant disputes and arguments as to whose God is the only true and right God, and whose
religious beliefs, morals, values and ethical codes represents the only true and right belief-system, has resulted in untold recriminations,
horrendous persecutions, vitriolic conflicts and religious wars that are ever ongoing …