Why I just can't believe in Stephen Fry's ill-considered atheist outburst
At the last count, it had five million views on YouTube, and that's in the space of a week. I'm referring to a clip from an interview Gay Byrne conducted with Stephen Fry on the RTE show, 'The Meaning of Life'.
Byrne asked Fry, an atheist, what he would say to God if it turned out there really was a God. Would God judge Fry? No. Fry would judge God. Fry would put God in the dock and read out a list of charges to him.
He would ask him why children get bone cancer. He would ask him why he had created a worm "whose whole life cycle is to burrow into the eyes of children and make them blind".