Yeeeah... Not to forget that every religion has a whole load of rules that directly contradict the real basic.
I do agree with your original statement, don't be mistaken. What's the best part, it's completely non-spiritual, that's pure life practice. Nobody follows it, but still.
"The Devil is not the Prince of Matter; the Devil is the arrogance of the spirit, faith without smile, truth that is never seized by doubt. The Devil is grim because he knows where he is going, and, in moving, he always returns whence he came."