"I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defense the only arms I allow myself to use -- silence, exile, and cunning." -- James Joyce
The Genesis of Atheism
First, I misconceive the idea of God. Then, I reject my own misconception, and praise myself for having set aside "irrational superstition."
(If you wish to conceive the idea of God correctly, you might begin here.)