What Atheists Can Do To "Keep" Children Atheists?
The Future of Atheism Largely Depends On Elder Atheists Helping Children Become Atheists
There is no such thing as natural-born Christians, Muslims, or Hindus. Children are by default born as Atheists, it’s the elders, who indoctrinate their dogmatism into kids’ brains. But it is much easier for a child to become religious than to become Atheistic.
This fact explains in part why there are so few of us. This article is the first in a four-part series that will examine the reasons for our scarcity. In each article, I will talk about a different stage of life.
Here, I want to explore why religious faith or some other form of mystical, non-scientific belief is ubiquitous among the young, even if they are born into an extended family of Atheists. I will also offer some practical countermeasures we can bring against the forces of bewilderment.