Because someone isn't interested in the language/culture you're interested in doesn't 1) make them whatever words ending in "ist" your circle likes to freely throw around, and 2) diminish your love and enthusiasm for, and your fascination with, that language or culture.
Guess what? People are different. They like and are drawn to different things. Deal with it. Grow up, and stop the knee jerk reactions.
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