A militant atheist who has taken his/her
lack of belief in a new direction, becoming an advocate of atheism. They tend
to believe that
religion is the worst thing the world has seen, the cause of most problems (racism/sexism/terrorism/homophobia/war) even though it may only play a small role, but tend
to think of it as a disease. They tend
to make stereotypes involving religious
people (meaning that
believers are racists, sexists, homophobes, and terrorists), and stereotype
themselves as being intellectuals
throwing rationality and reason
into it). They
are usually insecure about being
an atheist, or have no major distinguishable characteristics in their personality, which is the reason that they
are militant regarding religious
skepticism. Will be unable to accept differing beliefs on the Internet, but disregard
this in real life due because they would
May be considered
a "bad atheist", although a technical term would
Not to be confused with
Christian: "Hey, I just got back from church."
New Atheist: "You believe in God? You know that's just a fairytale for people afraid of death, right?"
Christian: "I'm not really afraid of death, but I believe that afterwards we lead onto an afterlife."
New Atheist: (to himself) "It pisses me off so much that religion STILL