Rama Rao K
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Feb 11

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Your Religious Status
Atheist
About Me:
A banker turned computer trainer. Interests in science, music, chess, history, Sanskrit language, current affairs of the world. Amateur writer.
Age
59-64
Relationship Status
Married
Why are you here?
I was unaware of any atheists either in India or elsewhere for a long time. The demise of Hitchens reported in Indian media, was the starting point for me in discovering atheists in West through YouTube and Google. Later I came across a huge number of atheists like Prof Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, James Randi, Prof Krauss, Dillahunty, Tracie Harris etc etc etc. Also in these searches, I have also come across many Indian atheists as well. I keep searching for similar sites from time to time.
The religion you left
Hinduism
Why you left your religion.
Being born to a Hindu parents, I feel it's easy to see through the game of religion and god. There was no indoctrination or force to worship or believe in anything, though as a boy I used to visit temples regularly without anybody's prompting. As I grew up, the first thing I realized was that there was no god hiding in the idol in the temple. Again, I reasoned that if god knew everything I ever did, doing or would do in future, I thought there was no point in praying or curry favour the deity. The mythological stories, of whom I was very fond of, were a bunch of contradictions and in many cases basically immoral. But the apologists were quick to justify the untenable. These things slowly made me realize that there is no supernatural force that directs our lives. However, I neither argued nor debated with anyone as everyone around me were theists. Only about three years ago, by sheer chance, I attended a rationalists' meet in Bangalore and thus got acquainted with atheists, rationalists and free thinkers. Now, I am a member of two such organizations promoting rational thinking and fighting superstitions and myths.
How did you hear about Think Atheist?
Thru google search

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