Both sides were trying to win the war and, in the long run, save lives.
The philosophical question is complex.
1) Can there even be two sides?
(Dualism is alive and well.)
You will likely argue that the sane side is secular and scientific.
I will simply pray, claim you as one of the Lord's children, and eliminate your side.
Of course, we white folks from Europe already tried that after Constantine essentially nationalized Christianity.
Now the darn Leftists want to push the National Debt into the government so that we the people HAVE to pay it off!
My side says that we should have just punted and let the other side deal with it.
This is why they produce suicide bombers.
And FYI everybody, my blood sugar is getting better. I'm just ornery and random this morning.
"A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes."
~Mark Twain "
***“…far from science having buried God, not only do the results of science point towards his existence, but the scientific enterprise itself is validated by his existence.”
- Dr.John Lennox
“The whole war between the atheist and the theist comes down to this: the atheist believes a 'what' created the universe; the theist believes a 'who' created the universe.”
- Criss Jami, Killo
“The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow-witted man if he has not formed any idea of them already; but the simplest thing cannot be made clear to the most intelligent man if he is firmly persuaded that he knows already, without a shadow of a doubt, what is laid before him.” — Leo Tolstoy, The Kingdom of God is Within You