We are your neighbors, your friends, your family, your doctors, we are Atheists. This may be a surprise, but Atheists are everywhere, and some of us could be the person closest to you and you would never know. The reason behind this is because the stereotype that surrounds atheists have been distorted and changed by churches and the media to make us out to be moral less, heartless, and lonely monsters, but in reality we are caring parents, loving and helpful people who help our communities, and family people who have the same cares and worries that everyone else does. once more, one of the most upsetting things is that there a lot of "closet" atheists who are to afraid to admit what they are due to the idea that they will be shunned, hated, and looked down on by friends, family, and society.
But we can make a difference and put an end to this bigotry and hatred. The first thing we must do is to stop indoctrinating our children. We need to stop telling our kids that thinking for themselves and learning to believe what they want because it was their choice. The second thing we must do is to make sure that we don’t let religion get in the way of what really matters, family. If we show our families that we love them, no matter what they believe. Finally, the last thing we need to do is act more opened mindedly not only as an individual, but as a country, so we can make everyone including Atheists that they are loved and accepted as the next person.
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