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A minority of a population forced to keep silent or "in the closet" for fear of stereotypes, ostracism, and silencing by the majority.
Atheists are a forced silent minority-whenever one admits that they are an atheist, they will be stereotyped as an amoral, loud, boorish, fad-follower - never mind if their belief is right or not.
by Cosman246 August 04, 2010
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