Fervent religious belief: between passion and extremism

Blog posting by AMOS GUIORA | Published: SEPTEMBER 28, 2012, extremisproject.org

I travel a great deal, domestically and internationally. Like anyone who spends significant time on planes (250,000 miles in 2011) it is my preference to tune out the world; sometimes, however, the person seated next to me seems particularly interesting and relying on instinct I engage in conversation. If I am truly lucky, such a conversation can be extraordinarily engaging and thought provoking.  This happened on a flight from Atlanta, GA, to Augusta, GA. My seatmate was a physician with a busy private practice in Augusta. After a quick exchange of pleasantries we, somehow, made our way to discussing religion and extremism. Read more >>