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Steve Zara's Avatar Jump to comment 8 by Steve Zara

to comment 4 by hemidemisemigod

Militant - Combative and aggressive in support of a political or social cause, and typically favouring extreme, violent, or confrontational methods.

I would not say that militancy involves extreme methods or violence. Politics can certainly be combative and confrontational. There is nothing wrong with that.

My view is than when confronted with the supposed accusation of militant secularism or militant atheism, a good response is "yes, and about time".

Thu, 16 Feb 2012 00:16:17 UTC | #918284