This is a decent article. He starts out with a pretty good assessment of what a fanatic is and wants, but then he suddenly changes gears to talk about literature and humor. Kind of caught me off guard, but if you read the tagline he tells you he's gonna do that. Worth the long read.
He has some good observations:
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Is myth more comforting than reality?
by Quinn O'Neill
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Atheism on the upswing in America
by Greg Paul
Some years back Washington Post Magazine ran a then-rare story on a strange and scarce species. A kind of person most Americans are so bigoted against that they refuse to vote for them, marry them, or even allow them into the…
Added by Dallas the Phallus on September 21, 2011 at 6:28pm — No Comments
I can't say that I'm always 100% sold on these types of psychological studies, but I'm no expert in the field. However, this certainly seems right. - Dallas
Death anxiety linked to acceptance of intelligent design: study
Research conducted at the University of British Columbia and Union College found that people's death anxiety was associated with support of intelligent design and rejection…