Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things That Piss Off the Godless
Why are non-believers angry? Is it because they are joyless, selfish, alienated from God and lacking in meaning? Or is it because they have valid reasons to feel that way and always seem ready to do something about it?
With the help of her absurdist humour, passionate outrage and calm intelligence, American author and blogger Greta Christina puts forward a powerful case for atheist activists and explains the justice and empathy that drives them. Why Are You Atheists So Angry is a personal, accessible and down-to-earth book that addresses not only atheists but also believers who are willing to understand the concept of new atheism. In a way, the book drops a bombshell on the diabolical force of religious faith and voices what perhaps a million angry atheists want to say at all times to religious bigots.
The launch of the book was preceded by a lecture, which Christina chose to deliver at Skepticon 4 and even before that, the author wrote a signature blog post titled Atheists and Anger. Both the blog post and the lecture talk of the same reasons that Christina has listed in her book and. She has also gone on record to say that her goal is to answer the title question, which is frequently posed to atheists when they happen to react radically to issues that are seemingly unimportant.
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