I’ve been wondering if there was a single word to describe people wallowing in other people’s injuries, worries and disappointments. There is, of course. It’s commiseration. My, how quick people are to do that. Just a whiff of distress brings them out of the woodwork. And what do they offer to help? Prayers.
Leper lickers have more skin in the game. It’s disgusting.
Religion shields more immorality than money. Money satisfies greed, but the victim of theft is no worse off, especially if access to more is not restricted. But religion justifies coercion. Making others moral is the height of immorality.