In this line of thought, it is easy to see how the word "radical" is used negatively these days. In many instances, it is used in proper context. We see "radical Islam" "radical left" and other descriptions used daily. People look down their noses at most things "radical."
What is the definition of radical? Let's see.
According to Webster's Dictionary:
the adjective form of the word:
"Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword." Words of Jesus Christ Matthew 10:34