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 OJPP  Vol.5 No.2 , March 2015
The Fallacy of Religious Fundamentalism and Its Ontological Boomerang Effect; An African Worldview
Abstract: That Adam exists in the mind of man, creates a belief system that lacks or defies the principle directives of complementary reflection in the right direction which is rooted in the very idea of religious fundamentalism which envelopes the Existential Phenomenological Ontology of Human Predicament. This fact is reflected in the un-mutual and the resulting destabilization in some organized practices among the religious sector in the world. Consequently, there is an ontological boomerang effect. This paper takes a complementary reflection on the ontological boomerang effect of religious fundamentalism as it defies existence in African world view. Put simply, egbe bere ugo bere, onye sina ibeya ebena, ukwu kwayai.
Cite this paper:  , E. and Daniel, P. (2015) The Fallacy of Religious Fundamentalism and Its Ontological Boomerang Effect; An African Worldview. Open Journal of Philosophy, 5, 156-162. doi: 10.4236/ojpp.2015.52018.
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