Originally Posted by Datheus
In the beginning, he takes some pot shots at religion. I'd hardly call the parents of my friend (they're Catholic) delusional. They're wonderful people, and never once mentioned a THING to me about religion. They simply choose to believe that there is a divine power. I don't find that to be delusional. It makes perfect sense to me. I simply choose not to believe it.
Dawkins never said that religious people can't be wonderful. He's saying that someone must be delusional to seriously believe that there is a Flying Spaghetti Monster
, also known as "God," which all Catholics believe in.