Tag Archives: extremism

The vicious wedge

Take two groups of people, one with religious beliefs, and one with spiritual beliefs, and track their belief on a semi-circle, and an odd thing happens. Let’s start with religion: On the religious semi-circle, you start with the moderates at the ‘base’ of the shape. These are your average people who have faith in a… Read More »

Why I rail against the extreme (religious) right

Explanation I recently was questioned on why I call the extreme religious right hate-mongers and bigots. The temptation was to simply reply “because they are, end of story”, but in reality it needed a little better explanation, so I took a few days to think about it and composed a reply to the person who… Read More »