“All kids are born as atheists.”
This rhetoric is thrown around a lot in debates between theists and atheists. While it does seem logical from the outset, it is not. The main reason being a new born child is ignorant of ideas which we as adults take for granted.
Atheism is the absence of theism. It is a state of disbelief in gods and deities (and everything in between). Without understanding what theism is, one cannot be an atheist.
The same holds true for the opposite claim too: kids born to parents of so and so religion belong to the same religion.… » click to continue reading “Are All Kids Born as Atheists? Nope”