December 19, 2010 – The Wall Street Journal publishes “Why I’m an Atheist” by British comedian Ricky Gervais. In this brief essay, Gervais confronts the common arguments made in defense of God. In response to the challenge to disprove God, Gervais responds, “‘Prove I canâ€™t fly. Prove I canâ€™t fly see, see, you canâ€™t prove it can you?’ Youâ€™d probably either walk away, call security or throw me out of the window and shout, ‘Fâ€”ing fly then you lunatic.’â€
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