An interesting subject.I feel that this video does a fairly decent job of explaining. Little doubt plenty of believers may believe that atheists are angry at God. This theory proposes that atheist actually do still believe in a God, and therefore their anger then stems from their preference, that they’d wish a God wouldn’t exist ?
The problem with this theory, is that it cannot help explain reasons why the more secular based countries ,will also have far less evidence of atheist anger too.
1.Most vocally angry atheist are also from highly populated countries dominated by theist, like the USA. Where religion is still extremely dominant
2.Few atheist from NZ are vocally angry, because NZ is been way far more secular based ,for a long time already now. Therefore there is also way less reason for atheist to feel angered, here in NZ. Only the unlucky few, such as some of us people, who’s lives were unlucky to have become tangled up within cults, or faith abuses. Are inclined to be feeling angry, and therefore also do become vocal about feeling angry
Perhaps people could read back through my blog posts that i made years ago, and conclude that im someone who simply hates God, and even believers .I can see how that conclusion would be easy
However that conclusion wouldn’t bother to take into account (IE: more nuanced approach), or know anything about loads of underlying situations involved in my life, of what i was tasked to have need to be struggling with. A situation of huge struggles, what in large part were created ,for me,by religion and believers promotion of Gods existence
And had the so called “real” Christians cared to step up, generations before now, to help make sure that religious liberty would become more-than just the token bullshit negative form, of religious liberty, like what it remain as ,for now
There would then be little reason for any angry atheist ?
But real Christians would far prefer to sit back and judge the atheist for being angry ?
They find it far easier to do? (than consider how their own belief might in fact be helping to create atheist anger). And can still manage to bury their heads in the sand, and help soothe their conscience, by acting in other charity-like ways ,in poor countries
Never mind that it might in fact be far more honestly charitable of them, to first get their shit together and attend to fixing the faith abuses, at home first ? (IE:re charity starts at home )
That way ,atheist such as myself, might have then had far better chance, ourselves, to also become way more charitable ourselves as well too? (like what we had always fully intended to try and be like)
But hey. Foundation of membership of Christianity has been built on this immense evil . Trying to get “real” Christian to wake up to it, can feel a bit like trying to drag a dead horse ,uphill?
Specially when dealing with Christians whom were lucky enough to have grown up with support of both parents
People may faithfully believe they were blessed ,by God.
However us atheist, can understand, that those believers were just luckier that what some of us were ?
Had those blind Christian ,been forced to walk a few mile, in another persons shoes, then perhaps they too, might have awoken to the stark reality of life ?
And if in fact a-God does exist. Then this God must also intend that i should have reason ,put in front of me, to continue to help urge me, to become angry?
Christian perhaps should consider this. Like the Catholic church might have done well, to stop and consider the situation with sex abuse
But Christians are not inclined to care to bother ?
Right? (perhaps they feel that they are above stooping to listening to a non believer)
Which of course can also help to explain, why their places of worship are now fast falling into wreck and ruin
If God exist. Cannot help thinking, perhaps he might be feeling angry himself, by now, too?