Comments on: Is “phobia” the right term for religious intolerance? http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2007/12/04/is-phobia-the-right-term-for-religious-intolerance/ Religion, faith and ethics Sat, 23 Apr 2016 23:25:07 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: matt http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2007/12/04/is-phobia-the-right-term-for-religious-intolerance/comment-page-1/#comment-444 Wed, 05 Dec 2007 09:33:13 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/faithworld/2007/12/04/is-phobia-the-right-term-for-religious-intolerance/#comment-444 Phobia is a political word. It makes the person who has the fear,prejudice, hatred, etc. sound like a mentally ill person and thereby makes the loathed behaivor/religion/ideology appear as though it is acceptable to all but the mentally ill. Its quite a sneaky tactic.

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