Volume 30, Issue 2, 2020
Janusz Kuczyński (1930-2017) - Work and Life
Zofia Rosińska, Grzegorz Czemiel
The Phenomenon of Fanaticism
The paper describes the model shape of fanaticism. It defines fanaticism as a willing enslavement of personality and analysed the following features of it: intentionality, missionary attitude, being in love, intolerance, ability to satisfy ambivalent desires for objectivization and for subjectivization, and ability to evoke ambivalent feelings: moral condemnation and the feeling of admiration.