By nature, African people are very moderate and conservative. Why is it then, we take the extremist route of white folks? Example: Theism vs. Atheism As we should know by now, there are no absolute truths. So, why do we act like there are? For the record, my definition of a "religious" person is: A person who holds onto a particular belief or ideology and refuses to see things from another perspective - demanding that their perspective is "right" or "correct".