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.