Angry atheists etc.

Last night I gave a talk on “Angry Atheists and Soulless Scientists: Stereotypes of nonbelief in the era of the ‘New Atheism’”. The link is to the slides of the talk (.pptx). It was interesting, especially the discussion that followed.

Thanks to all the readers here who helped me when I asked about common stereotypes about nonbelief a few months ago.

About Taner Edis

Professor of physics at Truman State University

  • Jim Lippard

    Looks like it was an entertaining talk. I did a quick search of the blog to see if you've previously posted anything about Hunsberger and Altemeyer's book, but I don't see anything–I'd be interested in seeing a summary of their conclusions beyond what can be gleaned from your slides and the reviews at

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