There's a lot of atheists who actually study religions and scriptures and I have much respect for such people for that they sincerely study what they doubt, if they don't become obstinate and only study and read what validates the beliefs they already hold.
But statistically most people don't study religions to a significant level, and that should then apply to atheists as well - majority of atheists are blind atheists.
The same applies to theists. By far the majority of them only formally belong to a religion. Such people if they have no faith can't be said to have blind faith either just as simply the fact that a person doesn't officially belong to a religion doesn't mean they are an atheist.
Majority of those with actual faith never deeply study their own religion or any other one for that matter.
Should both be studied to come to a conclusion?
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