I think that would be an apt analogy for most people who embrace disbelief in God and repress religosity, its the same as any other sort of repression too. You're free to choose. Choices have consequences.
"I took one those personality tests. It came back negative." - Dan Mintz
I thought the Old Testament was your thing? It's an incomplete view, but it's not a facetious view.
What's interesting is that the person says they're rejecting God because he's like Santa Claus or the tooth fairy when it's pretty clear the exact opposite is the case and the rejection is based on a perceived lack of beneficence.
Actually, a rejection framed the way it was in this case is usually based on the perceived lack of reality which all these childish fantasies share.
Recently Born-Again Christian Finally Has Social Life
"Before I joined Christ's flock, everyone used to make fun of me
and call me a weirdo," Dunne said. "But the people at New Hearts
accepted me unconditionally–so long as I accepted Jesus Christ as
my savior. Once I did that, all sorts of wonderful things followed,
like having plans on Friday nights."
Former Cult Members Find New Life In Christ
Helen Hurley of the Fellowship House in Hanover, NH, where cult
survivors are being given a chance to return to the real world,
be reborn and ascend into Heaven for all eternity through devotion
to the one true Savior, Jesus Christ.
"Look," she said, her expression turning serious, "some of the men and women who have come through the Fellowship House were actually involved in ritual cannibalism at one time. Now they can turn their back on darkness and confusion. They are free to take their first communion, and in the sacramental eating and drinking of the body and blood of Christ, they have been washed of their sins by the blood of the Lamb."
After all, isn't that what it's really all about?
I've had this ice cream bar, since I was a child!
Each thought's completely warped
I'm like a walkin', talkin', ouija board.