Merry Christmas wrote:
I first read the seven percent figure in "Dictionary of Wars" by George Childs Kohn (http://books.google.com/books
). I've since seen the figure in numerous references, differing by a percentage point (up or down) depending on where I saw it.
Thanks, I'll have to look that up. I'd always heard that religion was THE leading cause of war, but of course, no data to back it up.