religious fundamentalism has been a reliable source of special interest campaign dollars since 1980....... why else would politicians push the religious fundamentalism agenda? Politicians are not the moral giants of our time.Fundamentalist ideologies act like mental parasites.www.psychologytoday.com
In moderation, religious and spiritual practices can be great for a person’s life and mental well-being. But religious fundamentalism—which refers to the belief in the absolute authority of a religious text or leaders—is almost never good for an individual. This is primarily because fundamentalism discourages any logical reasoning or scientific evidence that challenges its scripture, making it inherently maladaptive.