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1. An excessive intolerance of opposing views.
2. An excessive, irrational zeal.
3. A fanatical character, spirit, or conduct.

The tendency to claim God as an ally for our partisan values and ends is the source of all religious fanaticism.

—Reinhold Niebuhr

Fanaticism is often zeal without knowledge or without a rational basis.

—John Rayoa
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