by Alexia1 on March 11, 2016 - 7:15pm

The definition for "extremism" I found was from Mirriam-Webster.  It states that extremism is belief in and support for ideas that are very far from what most people consider \correct or reasonable . Before reading up on this definition, I thought that extremism was a definition that was based on religion. In other words, I believed that extremism was an act of violence that people demonstrate for their religion or country. I learned that extremism does not necessarily deal with religion, although it is possible depending on the belief and support on the ideas that one may have.  

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