Guest Column: Secular Fundamentalism

Fundamentalism: A Psychological Problem
by Robert J. Burrowes

Snake Oil

Snake Oil Absolutism

This column was sent to me by a fellow 9/11 truthwalker in connection to a conversation we had last night locally (in SE Michigan) regarding the problems faced when advocating the truth to those who simply refuse to look at the evidence. In the case of 9/11 truth, many of my peers in the routine engineering profession—especially as they tend to be nearing retirement and have a significant psychological investment in the central American political authority—react with the zealous certainty of a Bible Belt preacher when that authority is questioned: “How DARE you question the mighty OZ (the immensity of the virtue of the American government)?!!” Continue reading