• Extremism is a mentality; a black and white worldview

Relation to:

  • NRA, GOP
  • Dominionism and Evangelicism
  • fundamentalist thought
  • outliers in a distribution where most people have a mix of moderate views; unusually narrow-minded
  • associated with anger; hostility; violence
  • vs. the Middle Path, Goldilocks Zone, the virtuous mean
  • thrill seeking
  • addiction cycles and addictive behavior
  • emotional immaturity
  • narcissism & Cluster B
  • Horseshoe Theory