Anti-theism

In atheism terminology, anti-theism, or an ‘anti-theist’, refers to []

Quotes
The following are related quotes:

“I'm not even an atheist so much as I am an antitheist; I not only maintain that all religions are versions of the same untruth, but I hold that the influence of churches, and the effect of religious belief, is positively harmful.”
Christopher Hitchens (2001), Letters to a Young Contrarian (Ѻ)

“I am more of an ‘anti-theist’, than an ‘atheist’. In other words, my view is not just that there is no reason to believe that there is a deity, and all the arguments that there is one, have all long since been ‘exploded’ by philosophers, astronomers, scientists, physicists, biologists, and so forth, mainly by philosophers though, but that it’s a ‘goodthing that it’s not the case [that there is a god]. In other words, I do know some non-believers that ‘wish it was true’, who think it would be nice if there was a celestial dictatorship. I cannot want to make myself want there to be a celestial dictatorship. I think it would be the absolute definition of unfreedom, if there was an unchanging, undying, all-knowing father, who kept you under surveillance, before you were born, all your life, and after you were dead.”
Christopher Hitchens (2009), “Interview Response” (to statement, by host Jian Ghomeshi, that Hitchens is a ‘renowned atheist’) (Ѻ), Q on CBC, YouTube, Sep 21

External links
Antitheism – Wikipedia.

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