The Old Testament contains condemnations of hatred. For example, “Thou shalt not hate thy brother in thy heart.” Christianity considers hatred to be a sin. Hatred has been around since the beginning of time. Cain and Abel were sons of Adam and Eve. Abel kept the flocks and Cain worked the fields. They both made an offering to God, and God favored Abel’s offering. Cain took Abel to the fields and killed Abel. Cain’s hatred of Abel and his offering led to Abel’s death. Hatred was also the downfall of the Roman Empire. Julius Caesar was ruler of the Roman Empires. Brutus was a part of the Senate. Brutus’ hate of Julius Caesar’s reign and accomplishments made Brutus assassinate Julius Caesar. Hatred has killed yet another leader of the world. Iraq borrowed money from Kuwait during the Iraq-Iran War. Kuwait wanted their money back. Iraq wanted debt forgiveness. Kuwait said “No.” Iraq’s feeling of friendliness turned to hatred, and Iraq invaded Kuwait. Iraq wanted Kuwait’s oil to relieve them of the financial debt, but America stepped in and stopped Iraq’s ruin. Iraq retreated and fell into an economic crisis. Iraq’s hatred caused them to make an irrational decision which brought them to their destruction.
Hate is blind, making human beings prone to believe things that are not true. Blind hatred has to do with race, religion, gender, and sexual orientation. People who live their lives hating are only making their lives miserable. Racial