I wrote an essay on Metacrock's blog responding to a thing Loftus linked to on Dangerous idea. Iput this message on his blog Debunking Christianity:
I noticed the tag line on your blog is "Have theology, will argue." That's so appropriate given that neither you or anyone else can bring real knowledge and understanding to the notion of a god. The Hindus have theology, will argue. The Pastafarians have theology, will argue. The Buddhists have theology, will argue. The Scientologists have theology, will argue. Your tag line is your admission that you bring nothing to the table that distinguishes you from Thor or Loki or John Frum or Kitchen God or me, Your Lord Russ, who created the universe and made you in my own image. Your tag line is your admission that you have bullshit which is exactly equivalent to all the other religious bullshit which has ever been excreted from the minds of believers of any ilk.
If your dumb ass notion of a god is a fact, then demonstrate it. Prove that your stupid god is anything other than your personal wishful thinking all rolled up with the social expectation biases of your preferred Christian religious social club.
Why should anyone bother to read your silly essay when it will no doubt be the same centuries old mishmash of arguments from ignorance with lots of propped up and beaten dead horse thrown in?
It should not be lost on even you that the only truly persuasive "argument" for believing in a god is "We are going to kill you and your whole family if you don't believe in the god we like." When it can be enforced it really works. Think Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia. Think Medieval Europe. But, in those times and places where people have freedom of thought and freedom to access good information, they see just how sad and silly religious belief really is. In the US and Europe, for instance, a great many active Christian churchgoers are atheists. They like hanging out, potlucks, and camp experiences, but their belief in the bullshit has been jettisoned.
But, if you really had something true, by the definition of true, it would mean you would be able to demonstrate it, and you would not need to admit how weak and feeble your religious ideas are by announcing, "Have theology, will ARGUE."
I can demonstrate it dumbass but you to read the argument to get it. No one can beat an opponent who won't deal with the evidence.