is observed across modern society and the global stage as an excessive and usually irrational zeal or devotion towards a specific cause or belief; an example could be terrorist bombings by various groups.

FANATICISM: "Some individuals will have a fanatical (fanaticism), or excessive and irrational devotion towards a specific item or concept such as trains (train spotters) for example."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FANATICISM," in, May 11, 2013, (accessed September 27, 2020).