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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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Naturally, there are, and there have always been, some Yoruba persons who are inclined to religious fanatism or extremism who tend to imagine that their religion is somehow threatened and who might be perversely impressed by the kinds of religious extremism that exists in other parts of Nigeria.
Feelings of emptiness, resentment and fanatism limit the flow of 'pran' or life force.
Henceforth Saudi Arabia continued to be the strongest US ally in world affairs (next to Israel) and then in keeping with their religious fanatism started to export Wahhabism (a sect of Sunni Muslim) to the rest of the world.
class="MsoNormalAlthough being a sports fan can be viewed as a positive indicator to progress in a particular sport, it can turn out to be an obsession, or fanatism, which could be injurious to someone.
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Terrorism is one of the major factors influencing the international security environment and as such it has undergone major transformations triggered by religious fanatism. One example in this respect is ISIL and its fierce attacks and executions in Syria, Iraq and Algeria.
Ceea ce putea fi luat drept fanatism politic nu era decat un pretext, o parabola, un manifest al statorniciei-nimic altceva decat reprosul ermetic al unei iubiri dezamagite."
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.
In addition to characterizing communism as 'fairytale', 'poison', and a kind of 'fanatism', Kwee dehumanizes the communists.
He also assumed that the Rising was instigated by Germany and lamented that 'very seldom has misguided fanatism [sic] produced greater visible evils'.