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When Guiding Becomes Dictating

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If you want a child to become an atheist, raise that child in the church of your choosing and let them learn nothing else about the world. Once the child is given the choice, they will leave and never look back. At least, this was my experience.

My mother found religion later in life; so, when I was born, she had become very devout. We went to church…




Stories from people who have questioned their beliefs, left their faith, navigated doubt, and changed their minds about religion. Some are atheists, some agnostic, and some embrace a different kind of belief. All of them are recovering from religion.

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Recovering from Religion

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