My answer to How do I stop myself from becoming an atheist?
Answer by Vishu Menon:
That is like asking:
How do I stop myself from believing that killing cannot be good job?
How do I stop myself from thinking it is Ok to smite all the women and children but keep all young women who had not known a man for my personal use?
How do I s stop believing thatslavery is god-ordained?
How do I s stop believing that if I say Hi to another god, I will be made to marry but He will make another man screw my wife?
How do I s stop believing that if I keep eating my Saviour’s flesh and drinking his blood every Sunday (even symbolically) I will not go to heaven?
How do I stop arguing that God will be pleased if I bring up a lamb with love and care as if it is my child and then cut it up, cook it and distribute it all around?
How do I stop hoping that there is a man who appealed to God that he didn’t want to die, but was killed nonetheless, but if I take his name I will be cleansed from all my sins?
How do I stop myself from hoping that the best way to wash away my filthy sins is to bathe in the filthier water of Ganges?
How do I stop believing that I should be killed if I should trust and honour my parents but if I trust my Hindu parents then Christian and Muslim Gods will burn me in hell, but if I trust my Christian parents then my Muslim God will burn me in hell and make me drink pus from putrid wounds?
Wouldn’t God be terribly displeased if I don’t beat my wife with a stick no thicker than my little if she refuses to sleep with me saying she has a headache?
The more I think of all those beautiful godly things, I can’t imagine how I could ever think of becoming an atheist like those terrible criminals like (Ex-seminarian) Charles Darvin, Bertrand Russel, Bernard Shaw, CV Raman, Subramaniam Chandrasekhar, Jawaharlal Nehru, Christopher Hitchens, Richard Dawkins, Ex-Pastor Barker, Javed Akhtar and Stephen Hawking.