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Anyone else getting really sick of being called a 'militant atheist' just because you spoke your mind and defended it when outnumbered?

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/militant

mil·i·tant
Pronunciation: \-tənt\
Function: adjective
Date: 15th century

1 : engaged in warfare or combat : fighting
2 : aggressively active (as in a cause) : combative
synonyms see aggressive


I suppose 'aggressively' is open to interpretation...

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Comment by Madeline (Brigit) on July 24, 2008 at 10:40am
Well, of course. But I grew up being called a militant independentista for doing the same with regards to my politics, so for me is just part of the course.

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