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In Pullman’s alternative universe, fanaticism and free inquiry cannot coexist.
Pakistan recently lost its prime minister, thanks in part to the machinations of its de facto military rulers; the country remains menaced by religious fanaticism and instability.
Both Kant and the playwright Friedrich Schiller grappled with the threat of fanaticism; Schiller, for one, welcomed the French Revolution but opposed the execution of Louis XVI.
Moore is now the party’s candidate for Senate for a number of reasons, among them that his brand of fanaticism is familiar in Alabama.
The Middle Ages are misremembered as a dark age of torture and religious fanaticism.
Even Barack Obama, who inspired his own feverish fanaticism among fans, never reached those heights.
Rooting out radicalism is important to preserving Morocco’s reputation as a beacon of stability in a volatile region, and King Mohammed VI speaks out regularly against religious fanaticism.
Owen replayed his football fanaticism and offered fishing and biking as alternatives, and Nicolas talked up Frankfurt's skate parks and soccer fields.
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