Would you support any other ideology that condones slavery, discriminates women, brainwashes children or teaches myth over fact? I doubt so.
It becomes a matter of conscience. You can be indifferent to the influence of ideologies that cause great harm to mankind and hamper it's progress into a real community.
Some years ago, I decided to do what I think is right to the best of my ability. Approval should not be a goal in life. Ask that to the millions of people who supported tyrannical political systems just because they got carried away in the euphoria, the promise of a better life, the idea of a better self that serves a common good and builds a new world.
The bible is an interpretation which should be questioned and debated.
Most people would not try to interpret any book that condones slavery and commands the killing of certain people.
Except if it's a religious book!
Do whatever you feel is right in your heart. I am a Christian but I think it's important for people to make their own choices and not just blindly follow. Figure things out for yourself and maybe you'll find the truth, and if it's not the truth you find, I hope you find something that makes you feel content.
You could grow up into an independent adult and abandon stupid superstition. Just a thought.
You growing up with religion is like how I grew up with videogames. Believe it or not but there are loads of similarities. Not similar similarities but similarities nonetheless.
pretend you believe, g ot church, most peopel there dont bleive, they just like the fellowship
If people will reject you for choosing your own path, then they're not really worth having as family & friends.
Just tell them that you respect their right to believe what they want & that you'd appreciate the same courtesy.