Unformatted text preview: belief, commonly held by fundamentalists, that God is using them as an agent of intervention. The bombing of abortion clinics and the murder of physicians who perform abortions are examples of violence resulting from fundamentalism. The attacks on the Pentagon and World Trade Center Towers that were carried out on September 11, 2001, resulting in the deaths of thousands of people, are specific examples. Fundamentalism has led to countless wars and the persecution and murder of millions of people throughout history. Fundamentalism is also an enemy of science. I am committed to countering fundamentalism through education, the promotion of logic and critical thinking, and the protection of basic human rights. In my opinion, basic human rights include freedom of expression, freedom of religion, and freedom of political dissent. Page 1 of 1...
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- Fall '08