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Fundamentalism. From Secular to Sacred Psychosocial & Socioeconomic Perspective What Is To Be Done? By Tahir M. Qazi, MD. History & Definition. Protestants Conference in Niagara Falls, NY Scopes Trial (Monkey Trial) 1925 Theory of Natural Selection Under Fire

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Fundamentalism

Fundamentalism

From Secular to Sacred

Psychosocial & Socioeconomic Perspective

What Is To Be Done?

By

Tahir M. Qazi, MD


History definition

History & Definition

  • Protestants Conference in Niagara Falls, NY

  • Scopes Trial (Monkey Trial) 1925

  • Theory of Natural Selection Under Fire

  • Ideology & Use of Violent/Non-violent means


Fundamentalism

Fundamentalism As a Set of Values


Fundamentalism

Modes of Human Thinking &

Corresponding Philosophic Conceptions

Dogmatic

Semi-Dogmatic

Rationalist

Fundamentalism

??

Humanism/Secularism


Fundamentalism

Fundamentalism As a Set of Values

  • Self Righteousness

  • Narcissism

  • Proselytizing

  • Dogmatic Thinking


Fundamentalism

  • An Unsocialized Horror

  • Destructive of Property

  • Unable to Share Possessions

  • Insistent & Demanding for Gratification

  • Violent & Uninhibited in Display of Feelings

  • Fundamentalist

  • Militant Fundamentalist

  • None of the Above


Fundamentalism

Personality Theories are NOT appropriate for understanding fundamentalism

Psycho-social Models hold better promise

For understanding Fundamentalism


Fundamentalism

Religious Fundamentalism Scale

Individual Behavior

Sociopolitical Behavior

  • Authoritarian Submission

  • Sanctioned Aggression

  • Commitment to Conventions

Altemeyers; Page 380


Proselytizing

Proselytizing

Fundamentalist Parents to a teenager:

S/he had been raised in a non-religious Family.

Thinking to be religious. What would you advise?

Atheist Parents to a teenager:

S/he had been raised in a religious Family.

Thinking to become an atheist. What would you advise?


Fundamentalism

98% religious parents

Try to lead teen to their faith

________________________

18% Atheist Parents

Try to lead teen to their atheism

80% Atheist Parents Responded:

“They would encourage the teen to search among

Alternatives beliefs and decide for yourself”


Fundamentalism

  • Atheists are not insecure

  • Atheists are open to modern changes

Atheistic Fundamentalism is not a valid construct


Fundamentalism

Fundamentalism is an Attitude

Towards Belief (Ideology)

Role of Social Conditions in

Determination of Behavior

Learned Behavior


Fundamentalism violence

Fundamentalism & Violence

Protestant fundamentalists in the US fought for their ideology in the court of law

Taliban in Afghanistan resorted to violence

Why?


Fundamentalism

Japan vs Afghanistan


Fundamentalism

Fundamentalist Values

vs

Secular Values


Fundamentalism

  • Self Expression

  • Gender Relations

  • Homosexuality

  • Civil Liberties

  • Political Structure


Fundamentalism

Cultural Theorists: Max Weber to Sam Huntington

“Cultural Values have enduring and

Autonomous influence on the society”

Economic Theorists: Karl Marx to Daniel Bell

“Socioeconomic development brings

pervasive changes in the society”


Fundamentalism

Sequence of Human Development

Existential Security

Economic Change

Self-Expression Values

Cultural Change

Democratic Institutions

Political Change

Modernism, Cultural Change & Democracy: Page 134


Fundamentalism

Value Change

Fundamentalism to Secularism?

Existential security

Economic Justice

Education


Fundamentalism

Thank You


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