I love Ricky...a bit too snarky for me sometimes, because I think people should believe in a god if that's what they need to believe in, but I've thought this very same thing all throughout my adult life.
I'm somewhat motivated to read the bible with a highlighter and pen to find this insane garbage for myself for the next time a religious discussion gets heated.<< I'll look this up too so I can give you the proper answers and context :)
An atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. An atheist believes that a deed must be done instead of a prayer said. An atheist strives for involvement in life and not escape into death. He wants disease conquered, poverty banished, war eliminated.
Not an endorsement of Napoleon, but he saw right through certain things. But in the grown up world of the 21st C, is it possible to still be relying on imaginary friends of this kind and expect anyone of taste or intellect to take you seriously?