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Noun1.fanatism - excessive intolerance of opposing views
intolerance - unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs
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The council lauded the outcome of the conference on civilization in the service of humanity held in Bahrain from 5 - 7 May 2014, particularly the initiative presented by King Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, calling from building a civilizational coalition where the common humanitarian values could meet to face the extremism, hatred, fanatism and terror.
He affirmed support to the keynote speech delivered by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, as he chaired yesterday the Cabinet meeting at Sakhir Palace, in the presence of the Prime Minister HRH Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and HRH Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, in which he stressed the need to take care of religious and various platforms through counteracting attempts to make them venues to fuel hatred and sectarian fanatism so as to preserve Bahrain's deep-rooted values of co-existence, acceptance of others and cohesion of the social fabric.
He also assumed that the Rising was instigated by Germany and lamented that 'very seldom has misguided fanatism [sic] produced greater visible evils'.