The desire for immortality is basic to human nature. There is something in us that wants to outlive us. Even thirty-two percent of atheists and agnostics believe in an afterlife. We have this desire to live forever because God gave it to us.
Since 2006, 164 people have been murdered and 264 maimed, according to Under the Same Sun, an advocacy organization for people with albinism based in Canada and Tanzania that tracks these cases. Many more attacks go unreported.