Fundamentalism (It’s not just for religion anymore.)

The Fundamentals of Fundamentalism

“a religious movement characterized by a strict belief in the literal interpretation of religious texts, especially within American Protestantism and Islam.”

“strict adherence to any set of basic ideas or principles”

All kinds of topics lend themselves to “fundamentalism.”

Confession: I’m part of the problem.

This kind of “fundamentalism,” this heels-dug-in-you’re-not-just-wrong-you’re-ignorant-or-evil attitude is the incredibly toxic cause for the divisive environment currently contaminating our country’s culture.

What can each one of us do to heal this great divide?

Sure, it feels great to interact with people who hold the same beliefs as you.

What will you do, make that, what are you doing to heal the great divide?

Howdy-hey from Almost Heaven, West Virginia! Here in my 110-year-old Sears kit-house, I drink coffee, write many words, snuggle soft mammals, repeat.

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