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A Deconversion Story: Part 1

Regardless of what religion it is, a child who grows up in a religious environment is programmed and indoctrinated since birth to believe. Many never go beyond this indoctrination. Curiosity is shut down; critical thinking is not encouraged.

This is the first part of a story by a man who eventually left the faith and explains the deconversion process.

He says that everyone is born an atheist.

About D. Beeksma

One of the growing crowd of American "nones" herself, Deborah is a prolific writer who finds religion, spirituality and the impact of belief (and non-belief) on culture inspiring, fascinating and at times, disturbing. She hosts the God Discussion show and handles the site's technical work. Her education and background is in business, ecommerce and law.
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