Four Blind Men & An Elephant

What's the human reasoning behind the formation of belief systems and beyond that to religions, cults, or exclusive groups that believe that its their way or the highway?  Why do we as humans feel such a strong compulsion to define and control the beliefs of others?  And why does this control often exclude those who aren't "like us"?  Join Trent as he attempts to understand the cognitive influences and potential dangers behind human exclusivity and our attempt to ease our insecurities about this thing called life.  Can we admit we don't know everything?  Share your thoughts and join the discussion.  Your voice matters!!