Religion is a fascinating thing. It has the power to pull together the masses and to tear them apart.
This painting represents the notion of primitive man still clinging on to archaic beliefs.
Beliefs that go against logical thinking and humanitarian ideals. It can take a man, who on the surface can be the most benevolent and caring person. When confronted with a creed unlike his own, he is forced to believe that in some way, the other person is spiritually less then him.