[LMB] Religion question

Gwynne Powell gwynnepowell at hotmail.com
Fri Jul 23 14:48:15 BST 2021


From: tidsel <egern at protonmail.com>


Maybe a fanatic is anyone who tries to force their belief on others, by whatever means?
Maybe a fanatic is one who things they have the one truth in all questions?
Tidsel

Gwynne: I agree with both. A fanatic is blind to the rights of others, they
feel not only entitled, but obliged, to force their beliefs on others. Everyone
must comply. They feel that they have a right to break any laws, because
if the laws don't permit them to do what they want then the laws are wrong.
Any harm or damage they do is unimportant. There's also an element of
publicity; they need to show their supporters how powerful they are, to
keep them in line.


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