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- n. a religious zealot
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One earnestly devoted or attached to a religion; a religious zealot.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A religious bigot, partizan, or formalist; a sectarian: sometimes used in other than a condemnatory sense.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person addicted to religion or a religious zealot
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Looks to me like the religionist are the ones losing over the Freedom From Releigon's use of free speech!
Any investigator putting together a different story is defined as a religionist and cast out of the fraternity.
And when a professional religionist begins something by saying, "Once upon a time, there was a house …," there is every reason to assume - especially if the religionist is a Christian - that we are about to re-visit, whether we wish to or not, the parable of the two houses.
Perhaps it is pertinent to remember that Mr. Carlyle, in fact, is a prophet with a faith, and he holds the opposition kind of religionist in
I presume Wollaston is either exactly the kind of religionist Dawkins is addressing, or some kind of liberal who thinks religion os a good thing (even if he cant believe himself) and that somehoe religion should be given a "free pass" just as Dawkins says it shouldnt.
A scientist who decides that he has arrived at absolutely conclusive answers has ceased being a scientist and has become a kind of religionist; not in the most usual form, perhaps, but a religionist in his mind-set.
Nothing like a "religionist" straw man to bait, for thinkers who can't look at themselves
To equate the two is intellectually dishonest, as science is not a completed set of conclusions and atheism is, with its mind as made up and self-righteous (at least in its militant proponents) as with any "religionist" extremism.
You mean "religionist", since ANY race of human can end up putting his patooti up in the air five times a day, EVERY day, to avoid
or are blinded by "religionist" bias thus, thanks to folks like Antonio or John Loftus for demonstrating the fallacy in the latter line of argument.