Islamic civilization knew the phenomenon of religious anxiety or what was called “atheism” whose concept took a broad meaning throughout the ages, so that every departure from the correct intent of religion from the smallest of sins was a behavior…
And when waves come over them like canopies, they supplicate Allah, sincere to Him in religion. But when He delivers them to the land, there are [some] of them who are moderate [in faith]. And none rejects Our signs except everyone treacherous and ungrateful. Luqman 31:32
Children are born believers in God: a senior researcher at the University of Oxford’s Centre for Anthropology and Mind, claims that young people have a predisposition to believe in a supreme being because they assume that everything in the world was created with a purpose. more at telegraph.co.uk
There is still a group that lots of Americans just don’t like much: atheists. Those who don’t believe in God are widely considered to be immoral, wicked and angry. … MORE http://www.washingtonpost.
The most recent study was conducted by the University of Minnesota, which found that atheists ranked lower than “Muslims, recent immigrants, gays and lesbians and other minority groups in ‘sharing their vision of American society.’more: University of Minnesota Study on American Attitudes Towards Atheists