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Do atheists hate god? 

889 deviants said No. How can they hate something they believe does not exist?
94 deviants said I don't know
30 deviants said Yes. That's why they are atheists.

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fairyrainsong Nov 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
but what about the cows?
i don't hade "god", just some of his followers and what god stands for.
LogicDefect Dec 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I don't hate God, as in, the entity that is in the Bible, I rather have a strong dislike in how it's percieved by the apparent majority of Christians.
The Bible says - as far as I know - God is a loving and accepting entity, yet this apparent majority of Christians worship him in unnecessary volumes, as if they'd go to Hell if they don't pray fifty times a day.
I know I'm exaggerating, but it gets my point across. I mean, if God really is such a loving and accepting entity, then He will grant me a good afterlife regardless of whether I believe in Him or not. It's about being a good person, not about believing in God. One can be a good person without being a Christian, and one can be a Christian, but still an ass.
An atheist doesn't have to hate God/gods. A misotheist hates God or the gods, and some atheists are misotheistic, some aren't. But not believing in gods doesn't mean you can't hate them, because if you don't believe then you see god as an idea, and you can hate the idea of gods.
benartman Dec 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
"Hating" god means that you are an Antitheist, not an Atheist.
IvanAndreevich Dec 22, 2012  Professional Photographer
Antitheism is opposition to theism. Not necessarily an emotional one.
Isarian Dec 17, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I know atheists who hate the bad things that SOME theists do in the name of their God. I also know some less secure atheists who hate the idea of god and hate atheists, but you'll find assholes in any group.
Sonnenblumenlilie Dec 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
How can someone hate something which doesn't exist for him? An atheist is someone who don't believe that a god exist so he can't hate or love or have other emotions for the god, because I think you can't have emotions for something that isn't there.
But maybe there could be an atheist who thinks in a different way.... I don't know
and I don't care if there is a god or not, I'm living my life whether there is one or not.
That's my way to be an antheist ^^
Atheists do not hate the "higher beings", Christian God, or any other sort of other-worldly being which is worshiped. They simply do not believe in the existence of any deity.
Apparently some ppl don't know what the word "atheist" means if they admit to hating a God they in which they don't believe.
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