Extremism

by SRZaouali on March 15, 2016 - 8:07pm

According to the Cambridge Dictionaries Online, extremism is “the fact of someone having beliefs that most people think are unreasonable and unacceptable”. This definition clarifies my initial assumptions that extremism was defined as a movement based on religious or political beliefs. However, the choice of the words “unreasonable and unacceptable” is ambiguous. In fact, what one considers “unreasonable and unacceptable” can be perceived as quite the opposite for someone else.

 

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