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My Deconversion
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My Deconversion
My deconversion was gonna happen sooner or later in life when I look back on it.
I grew up a fairly religious household(not so much now) and I grew up as an adopted child. My mother always became an icon for me growing up until I realized she was actually very stupid and also lacked character. I was forced to go to church everyday as my stepmother was black which of course mean't that religion was important to the family.
I began questioning Christianity for a very long time as a child the minute I came across very questionable verses and on top of this I was actually well versed in mythology a lot. I noticed the Hades parallel for example when I was around 7 years old. By the time I was 10 I began to see my stepmother as an extremely tasteless and horrible person who always relied on religion to justify her actions while I relied on religion to justify mine inside. The issue was that I began noticing that it never fitted.
I could not reconcile the Bible with logic and had just gotten used to ignoring it and forgetting about it. I claimed to be a Christian but dislike talk about god and religion altogether.
Eventually I dropped Christianity when I was 15 as it began to be a reason for depression and after a good understanding of science and philosophy I began looking for other religions like Islam, Hinduism and even neo-Paganism but they all ended very quickly.

After that shitfest I just became an atheist but I retained a strong interest in religion and philosophy which has helped shape my thinking of the world.
I was also able to come to terms with the fact I was asexual and biromantic.

That is prettymuch it. I do not like going into details about my life obviously.


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RE: My Deconversion
You had to go through all that to get to where you are today.
Would you swap it for another outcome where you are happy being ignorantly religious?

Cheers.
No God, No fear.
Know God, Know fear.
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RE: My Deconversion
(August 21, 2014 at 3:42 am)ignoramus Wrote: You had to go through all that to get to where you are today.
Would you swap it for another outcome where you are happy being ignorantly religious?

Cheers.

I really think about it and wonder how it would feel to be ignorantly religious. Being religious would mean that I get to live in a mythical world(which I love) but being very skeptical of things at a young age I doubt I could live happily with it for long.
I was guided by the "Un-God" to become an atheist simply because of my perceptions on truth and society. I am incapable of arguing or hurting others since I am a pacifist and religious does not promote pacifism as a whole.
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