iconoclast

iconoclast [ ahy-KON-uh'-klast ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. a person who destroys religious images or objects to their worship
2. a person who attacks prejudices, beliefs or institutions that are based on superstitions or erroneous rationale
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 Only an iconoclast like Raja Rammohan Roy could have succeeded in abolishing sati from Hindu society.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 A natural-born iconoclast, Fela was a legend in his own lifetime; as infamous for his lifestyle and politics as he was acclaimed for his music

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