It is so much easier to defend an extreme position. Things afr black and white. It's a lazy option.
In my random travels through the web, I have stumbled across two well known but very different people who hold a similar opinion.
The opinions that are held with passion and are always those for which no good ground exists
Credit: Bertrand Russell
Extremism is so easy. You've got your position, and that's it. It doesn't take much thought.
Credit: Clint Eastwood