Atheists: When was the first time you started realizing religion is a hoax?

Mine was in high school. I was in a Jewish youth group and wanted to know how many people actually knew the meaning of the prayers (spoken in Hebrew)....nobody knew. It was my first clue into what has turned into breaking free from the bonds of religion and into reality. Please, no arguments or psycho babble... show more Mine was in high school. I was in a Jewish youth group and wanted to know how many people actually knew the meaning of the prayers (spoken in Hebrew)....nobody knew. It was my first clue into what has turned into breaking free from the bonds of religion and into reality.


Please, no arguments or psycho babble about how I'm going to hell and all that. I just want to hear people's stories.
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