Is it intellectually dishonest for atheists to claim there is NO evidence to support belief in God?

Atheists put forward the Flying Spaghetti Monster as an analogy for belief in God - they say both are figments of the imagination and there is no evidence either of them exist or are real. But is this a fair analogy? Theists put forward lots of arguments and evidence to support theri beliefs. Just because... show more Atheists put forward the Flying Spaghetti Monster as an analogy for belief in God - they say both are figments of the imagination and there is no evidence either of them exist or are real. But is this a fair analogy? Theists put forward lots of arguments and evidence to support theri beliefs. Just because atheists are not convinced by those arguments and evidence is not the same thing as saying there is no evidence. The evidence presented may not persuade, but that's an entirely different thing to claiming there is no evidence.

What do you make of this argument: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tIHBUNsSh...

And let's try to be nice to each other, please?

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