It is in the nature of the mind that when you habituate it with a positive quality it can be developed limitlessly.
Love and Compassion are the true religions to me. But to develop this, we do not need to believe in any religion.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
It is difficult to violently suppress people in the long run, as the example of the Soviet Union and the Eastern European countries has shown.
If we analyze or dissect a flower, looking for the flower among its parts, we shall not find it ... And yet, we cannot deny the existence of flowers and of their sweet scent.
Our altruistic mind is the key to our happiness as individuals, families, nations, and as an international community.