The Myth of the Angry Atheist

@article{Meier2015TheMO,
  title={The Myth of the Angry Atheist},
  author={B. P. Meier and Adam K Fetterman and M. Robinson and C. Lappas},
  journal={The Journal of Psychology},
  year={2015},
  volume={149},
  pages={219 - 238}
}
ABSTRACT Atheists are often portrayed in the media and elsewhere as angry individuals. Although atheists disagree with the pillar of many religions, namely the existence of a God, it may not necessarily be the case that they are angry individuals. The prevalence and accuracy of angry-atheist perceptions were examined in 7 studies with 1,677 participants from multiple institutions and locations in the United States. Studies 1–3 revealed that people believe atheists are angrier than believers… Expand
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