Nearly every group has its extreme outliers. Where does fundamentalism come from? How does the most powerful organ in the known universe, the human brain, make emotionally driven decisions that ignore reason and fact? We’ll talk to neuroscientists, psychologists, and anthropologists about why our species may have evolved to accommodate the set of behaviors we associate with zealotry.
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