Compare and contrast:
Mary Midgely (Guardian, 30-Sep-2006): During the last century Hitler, Stalin and Pol Pot found no difficulty in committing the three most monstrous crimes of all time, not only without the help of religion but in open opposition to it.
Adolf Hitler (Mein Kampf, 1925): Hence today I believe that I am acting in accordance with the will of the Almighty Creator: by defending myself against the Jew, I am fighting for the work of the Lord.
With enemies like that, who needs friends?
(He was a vegetarian too, you know. And a fervent anti-smoker. Doesn’t necessarily make him a bad person, though.)