Some atheists apparently don’t like this video, A Fool’s Heart, but you can view it here. It appears to be preferred so as to escape the philosophic difficulty of proving a negative—God does not peculiarities of children of early and preschool age briefly—and in order to shift the burden of proof to the theist, since the theist is making the positive affirmation that God exists. Meeting atheists on their own ground: if they want to define atheism as a mere lack of God belief, grant it and continue the discussion.
Making them see whence their position comes and where it leads. Thomas Henry Huxley coined this term in 1869. As we will see next, there are various sects of atheism. There is a vast difference between the friendly atheist next door and the activists. Strong atheism, positive atheism, explicit atheism or critical atheism: generally refers to those who positively affirm God’s non-existence. Some current atheists, perhaps influenced by the deleterious effects of the New Atheist movement, actually think that this definition of atheism is a hoax concocted by theists in order to make atheists appear foolish. Weak atheism, negative atheism or implicit atheism: generally refers to those who would claim merely to lack a God belief.
It may or may not be in the future. This sect is similar to agnosticism. Brights, Freethinkers, Humanists, Naturalists, Rationalists, Skeptics, Secular Humanists and Materialists. I refer to the atheist’s tendency to replace a sense of awe of God and seeking transcendence by relating to God with seeking awe and transcendence in nature.