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Bill Maher, the American comedian and talk show host, in a 2010 interview with the evangelical atheist Richard Dawkins, suggested, to an enthusiastic concurring Dawkins, that Christ was an imaginary friend. The audience applauded in agreement
Atheists have increased their influence not only due to having more exposure in the media and our schools, but the declining influence of mainstream churches. Several atheistic arguments, such as the reasons why science can replace any need for God, can be quite convincing. Many people have been propelled further away from the concept of God.
The author’s definition of God is “that Universal Trinitarian Power of which nothing greater can be conceived” (a definition the author believes took form in the early middle ages).