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fundamentalism

fuhn duh men tuh li zuhm

  • n  the interpretation of every word in the sacred texts as literal truth

  • Throughout the world, religious fundamentalism has established itself as a major political force.
  • Freud prophesized the end of religious fundamentalism, claiming that belief in a literal God would fall away with the understanding of psychology.
  • Fundamentalism is deserving of criticism, we can all agree but that should extend to the "progressive" fundamentalism driving the campaign against the veil, too.
News & Articles

  • Reddit Atheists Have New Leadership After Turbulent Coup
    There's been a coup d'état in Reddit's atheism community, according to its creator, and a political drama has been unfolding for more than two weeks. It stems from a disagreement over the type of content appearing there. In recent years, r/atheism has become known for memes, images, quote pictures and other content viewed by some as "low brow." At best, they're humorous digs at fundamentalism ...
    June 14, 2013 - Mashable
Quotes

  • Ehud Olmert in Kansas.com
    You are our strongest and most trusted ally in the battle against terrorism and fundamentalism and a staunch supporter of our quest for peace and stability,Olmert told the president upon his arrival.
  • Mitt Romney in Boston Herald
    It's this century's nightmare, Jihadism - violent, radical Islamic fundamentalism,Romney says to the camera from the yard outside his Belmont, Mass., home. "Their goal is to unite the world under a single Jihadist caliphate. To do that,...
  • Benjamin Netanyahu in AFP
    The greatest threat facing the world today is the marriage between religious fundamentalism and the weapons of mass destruction,Netanyahu said.

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