Amazing as it sounds, you hit it right on the head. They would feel better.<quoted text>
What the difference if these people were religious or non religious? Would you feel better if they were Druids or Episcopalian? What would happen if these people have the same trait or characteristic such as same blood type or same shoe size?
Do you actually believe that if these people went to church or temple on Sundays that they would have acted differently?
Would you agree that a psychotic is a psychotic regardless as to their religious affiliation or eye color?
Rouge is the only one I have ever seen use Hitler as an atheist let alone a liberal...lol. It is denial in it's purist form. It kills him that a right wing christian nationalist movement is the greatest depiction of modern evil that we have.
The other three are commonly used as a rebuttal to anyone suggesting that religion is largely responsible for war throughout history. Which is a half-truth. War is rarely fought over religion it's self. That doesn't stop them from dragging god into it.
Stalin is the only one that flies as an atheist. And he never started a war.