Article: Help! Our Son Wants to be an Atheist!

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Article: Help! Our Son Wants to be an Atheist!
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Mon, 01-23-2012 - 10:19am

This is the advice given to parents who submitted a letter to an advice column asking for help dealing with their son's atheism:

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Mon, 01-23-2012 - 9:06pm
We're all atheists or agnostics. Why would we have a problem with this? I think the better question to ask on this board is what would you do if your child came to you and said he wanted to be a born again Christian or a Hasidic Jew.
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Mon, 01-23-2012 - 9:20pm

I didn't post the question here thinking that anyone here would have a problem with it.

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Mon, 01-23-2012 - 11:05pm

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Fri, 02-03-2012 - 10:04pm

I would tell the parents that as much as we'd like, our kids aren't going to believe everything we do.

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