What is political and religious hatred?

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Many political and religious wars have occurred throughout history. Catholics and Protestants, groups which promote love and peace, have engaged in bloody religious wars.

Two branches of the Maori tribe in New Zealand forced into slavery or exterminated the Moriori tribe because they wanted the Moriori's land.

Terrorist attacks are nearly always linked to religious disagreements, political arguments, or both. Atrocities, motivated by politics or religion, traditionally have been inspired by envy, greed and fear.

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Medical science recognizes a mind-body connection and that your emotions may affect your body's physical health. Being down or depressed can cause fatigue, aches, and pains. If you are having problems and are also stressed, it's a ...

good idea to let your doctor know. This can be part of the diagnosis. Seeking an emotional balance and developing some resistance to bad feelings can be an important step to improved health. Techniques to improve your emotional health can range from medication to talking with an advisor, eating healthfully or exercising.

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