Every conscious life starts out atheist, and to deviate from atheism one must first conceptualize the basic principles of something before they can believe in it.
When a baby human, animal, etc., is born, the concept of deities does not occur until after first learning a variety of other things, such as the idea that a deity could even exist in the first place, hence everyone is obviously born "absent of belief in deities (and supernatural agents)."
I submit that in order to believe in something one must first become aware of the option to believe in it, and so one cannot accurately claim that they were born as a theist (believing in deities), as an anti-theist (believing there are no deities), or even as an agnostic (contending that deities cannot be proven or disproven).
Please share your thoughts -- I encourage you to express yourself freely, and as boldly as you care to be.
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