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Preface According to the story of God and man, when Adam and Eve disobeyed God, humanity was sentenced to live on earth with enmity and hatred between each other for their disobedience. I believe anyone who is preaching hatred towards others and blaming others for their problems is a part of this same curse from God. No matter how justified they think that their reasons are when someone chooses to see the worse in others or blame others for their problems, it usually ends up bringing out the worse in them. For example, look at the crimes that terrorist has committed against innocent people because they think that others have done them wrong. We all can see that enmity and hatred are growing worse all around us and in the world today. Is there a solution to this problem, or are we doomed to destroy each other? I believe the answer should be clear, if this curse of hatred between one another began with us disobeying God, then we must return to obeying God to end it. Yes, we do already have religions in the world, but each faith today is claiming that their way is the only right path to God and that the others are wrong. It sounds like even our religions have enmity and hatred between them, so how can they lead us out of this madness when they have falling victim to the same curse themselves? God tells us that He created humanity to worship Him and to see who is best in conduct. Also, that He made us different so that we will Get to know one another not that we will despise one another. Would you rather be on this path that God created for us instead of living in confusion and hatred towards one another? If so, then you must accept that all good is from God and that all bad in from ourselves. However, to continue climbing the stairway to culture, you must leave one step behind as you take one step up. In this case, you must leave behind everyone who rejects that all good is from God and that all bad is from ourselves even if it is a family member or a friend. Then, you must seek out those who believe as you do and join them in a race to see who can do the most good for each other and the world. I know that this must sound impossible to most people, but this is the only way to lead our family, friends, and the world back to obeying God out of this curse of enmity and hatred. God said, let there arise from out of you a group of people that come together in what He says is good and forbid each other from doing what He says is wrong. God continued by saying that it will be these who will achieve peace, fulfillment, and happiness in this life. And that they will also be the ones that God will reward with the paradise that will last forever in the next life. Peace, my name is Alan Dean Shariff, and I want to share with you my understanding of culture, religion, and the real purpose of life that God has blessed me to understand. This understanding, I believe, will help you to see why we are having so many problems in our religions and the world today. Also, what it is going to take for humanity to get back on the right track.