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Distinguishing marks of religious fanaticism

   Religious fanatics tend to:

     - follow a set line of teaching or doctrine enthusiastically, 
        fanatically and blindly (this enthusiasm bends, warps and 
        impairs their good sense and judgment, their sense of 
        balance and perspective, their objectivity and capacity 
        for fair, honest thinking) 

     - pepper their ordinary conversation with religious words, 
        phrases and references 

     - have a one-track mind (want to discuss religion only)

     - are obnoxious to people because they are so inflexible, so 
        sure they are right down to the last dot and tittle.  They 
        present a self-righteous, pharisaical, holier-than-thou 

   Nov 1976

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