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It's not just religious folks, either. People unaffiliated with organized religion, atheists and agnostics also report anger toward God either in the past, or anger focused on a hypothetical image - that is, what they imagined God might be like - said lead study author Julie Exline, Case Western Reserve University psychologist.
In studies on college students, atheists and agnostics reported more anger at God during their lifetimes than believers. A separate study also found this pattern among bereaved individuals. This phenomenon is something Exline and colleagues will explore more in future research, which is open to more participants.
Anger at God can strongly resemble feelings you may have against another person, Exline found. God may seem treacherous or cruel when bad things happen, just like another individual might. Your anger may fester even more when there's no good reason for the negative event, such as a natural disaster or a disease, to occur. And strong, longstanding negative emotions of any kind can lead to physical ailments.
Originally posted by ArchIlluminatus
Why spend all the time and energy hating God if you don't believe in him? What sense does that make? It mentions that all that anger will manifest itself into physical ailments. You're only hurting yourself.
Originally posted by sykickvision
One of my most recent irritating events was a gentleman who does "missionary" work in Cambodia - feeding the hungry & building churches for the homeless under the guise of "helping" the locals.