“God isn’t real.”
Now, before you go down this road, know that there aren’t a ton of good things that can come out of a conversation like this. At best, you’ll have a multitude of people promising to pray for your and keep you in their thoughts in the same breath that they invite you to church. At worst, you’ll have people telling you to burn in hell and that the devil will get you if you don’t get your life straight.
Most Alabamians believe very strongly in a higher power, and because religion is so embedded in Southern culture, you can expect an earful if you’re cutting against the grain on one of the most fundamental topics of the region. Religion is a recursive part of childhood (even for the nonreligious folks), because you can’t escape its influence.