This thread is in no way meant as a general description of all, or even most, converts, and is certainly not meant as an insult towards them. Rather, it discusses a subsection of converts in all religions and even political groups. A curious aspect of certain converts is that aside from the great zeal with which they take up their new religion/philosophy, which is to be expected since they chose to join it, for presumably compelling reasons, there is also often a very severe backlash agains