Calling all atheists and agnostics - do any of you hate Christians?

Jump to Last Post 1-8 of 8 discussions (15 posts)
  1. Austinstar profile image84
    Austinstarposted 2 years ago

    Calling all atheists and agnostics - do any of you hate Christians?

    I suspect that atheists and agnostics do not hate Christians at all. They are simply expressing their incredulity of religion (all religion) in general. What say you?

  2. Titen-Sxull profile image85
    Titen-Sxullposted 2 years ago

    No.

    As an atheist I don't hate Christians. I also don't think most Christians are stupid. I try not to hate anyone if I can help it.

    1. Austinstar profile image84
      Austinstarposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      As an atheist, I don't hate people either, no matter what their beliefs. I may disagree with them, but I don't hate them or try to impose legal sanctions on them.

  3. ElvisaM profile image85
    ElvisaMposted 2 years ago

    Nope! I respect everyone and their right to practice any religion they want as long as they are not actively trying to convert me or trying to shun me for not believing. If you can respect my right not to believe then I can respect your right to believe.
    Ps: Notice how I did not write anything bad about believers unlike on other  questions where they ask why everyone hates Atheists. lol. Just an observation.

    1. Austinstar profile image84
      Austinstarposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I think that there are a few people that are like those people we lovingly say have "selective deafness" when it comes to certain topics. Some of us hear only what we want or expect to hear. We tune out the unpleasant stuff.

    2. ValKaras profile image85
      ValKarasposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Physiologically, hate is a chemical and hormonal assault on our own body. There is no such idea or its proponent that would make me hate myself so much as to hate them.

  4. profile image55
    peter565posted 2 years ago

    I hate Christian extremists, just like I hate Muslim extremists. But right now, Christian extremists are not able to form a militia group, due to been a stable region. Some Muslim extremists are able to use the Afghan war during cold war era to form a religion extremists militia group

    1. Austinstar profile image84
      Austinstarposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      I don't think hate is the right word. I think everyone has a strong dislike for any kind of extremism. Believers, as well as, non-believers. We really need to think before we act. or talk.

    2. profile image55
      peter565posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      True. A while ago, some Christian extremists group in the US want to revolt, after US recongize gay marriage, they spreading rumor [the great Christian persecution is coming]. They got on the FBI's radar and is on terrorist watchlist.

  5. jlpark profile image83
    jlparkposted 2 years ago

    Nope. Not in the slightest.

    Extremists of any faith annoy me, but hatred is probably too strong a word to use.

    I may not agree with them, and I may defend myself and atheism in general vigorously if necessary, but I don't hate those whom I'm defending myself against.

    When religion is used to restrict the human rights etc of others who disagree/dont share the faith/happen to be something that their faith disagrees with (gay, etc) - then it's the idea that one religion trumps all others and those that hold beliefs that differ that I dislike. I might find those who hold it annoying, but I don't hate them either.

    Even those few HP ones who harass etc - don't even hate them, even if they would fight to deny people like me rights.

  6. CrescentSkies profile image87
    CrescentSkiesposted 2 years ago

    Not really. I don't care what people want to believe.

  7. profile image0
    candyhippieposted 2 years ago

    I'm not a hateful person. But sometimes I do feel a bit of that deep, pessimistic, destructive anger that I think we call hate. For me, it's the feeling that comes with receiving news of terrible injustices done in the name of religion, justified by treating an awful part of one holy book or another as an authority. But then I let the feeling pass as soon as it will go instead of holding on to it. I strive to never let it inform my actions or beliefs.

    1. Austinstar profile image84
      Austinstarposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Just pause, take a few deep breaths and respond appropriately!

    2. profile image0
      candyhippieposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Exactly. smile

  8. Gypsy Willow profile image77
    Gypsy Willowposted 2 years ago

    Not at all. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion.

Closed to reply
 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)