Michael D. Robinson

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Posted On June 10, 2015By hadzantonisIn 2015-jun-16, Humanities, Philosophy

The myth of the angry atheist

Volume 149, Issue 3, pages 219-238, Journal of Psychology (2015) The media and elsewhere often portray atheists as angry individuals. Despite that atheists disagree with religious grounding, it may not necessarily be the case that they are angry individuals.  The study assessed that belief in God, state anger, and trait anger in multiple ways and contexts. No one of these studies supported that atheists enact particularly angry traits. Rather, these results support that people believe atheists represent angry individuals, but do not appear angrier than other individuals in reality. The studyRead More