Fanaticism

[disambiguation] Fanaticism is a belief or behavior involving uncritical zeal or obsessive enthusiasm. Fanaticism, fanatic and fanatical may also refer to: ...
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fanaticism

[n] - excessive intolerance of opposing views
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Fanaticism

Fa·nat'i·cism noun [ Confer Fanatism .] Excessive enthusiasm, unreasoning zeal, or wild and extravagant notions, on any subject, especially religion; religious frenzy. Syn. -- See Superstition .
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fanaticism

fanatism noun excessive intolerance of opposing views
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Fanaticism

• (n.) Excessive enthusiasm, unreasoning zeal, or wild and extravagant notions, on any subject, especially religion; religious frenzy.
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fanaticism

(from the article `social movement`) ...required to do so, is likely to be regarded by outsiders as a fanatic. Some students of social movements, particularly those whose analysis has a ... It has been suggested that the committed participant in a social movement undergoes a psychological reorganization. It is clear that his new sense o...
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fanaticism

fanaticism 1. An excessive intolerance of opposing views. 2. An excessive, irrational zeal. 3. A fanatical character, spirit, or conduct. The tendency to claim God as an ally for our partisan values and ends is the source of all religious fanaticism.—Reinhold Niebuhr Fanaticism is often zeal without knowledge or without a rational basis.—Jo...
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Fanaticism

Fanaticism is a belief or behavior involving uncritical zeal or with an obsessive enthusiasm for a pastime or hobby. Philosopher George Santayana defines fanaticism as `redoubling your effort when you have forgotten your aim`; according to Winston Churchill, `A fanatic is one who can`t change his mind and won`t change the subject`. By either...
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