Over the last few decades, God has reappeared around the world as a "political sidekick, ready to justify whatever is required."
This very accurate statement is from a book titled "The Collapse of Globalism and the Reinvention of the World" by John Ralston Saul.
Saul writes that, "God's fading participation in wars that drag on, such as in Northern Ireland, has been succeeded by star appearances in massacres all over Africa. He has been wandering the Afghan mountains with Taliban and Al Qaeda guerrillas.
"He has broken down temples and led riots in India. He has supported anti-immigrant campaigns in Europe.
"In his spare time, he inspires the rhetoric of those who want more of the death penalty, and more virgin brides, more flags of specific colors flown.
"He accompanies American presidents, and for that matter most American elected representatives, on all public appearances."
It is fascinating, writes Saul, that "both the United States and its worst enemies feel they have direct access to the divine. That is the context in which to understand the statement in 2004 by then attorney general of the US, John Ashcroft, that his country had been spared a second attack since September 11 2001 because the government has been assisting 'the hand of Providence.'"
If there is God, she/he must be already sick and tired of all these people around the globe who steal, lie, kill, torture, and abuse in his/her name.