There is no denying Americans are passionate. Passionate to the point of being nuts. I can say none of my non-American friends are as obsessed with religion or politics the way Americans are. Hyper-religiosity is a mental health measure for illness. I see no difference between hyper-religiosity and hyper-political-ness. It seems like equally maladaptive in terms of a broad life functionality. Regardless of position, all extreme positions lack flexibility. They lack balance. It lacks compassion. It lacks understanding.