My arguments for God are not always good. One argument that I often felt, seldom expressed, was that atheists do not have the same sense of awe that theists do. I was wrong. I’ve learned that from friendship with Russell and it is very well expressed in this article by an atheist scientist.
Loveleet Jain, CC license
I’m going to refine my argument based on the feedback of my friend and a thoughtful author. Atheists are indeed awed by nature. They have no one to thank for it. Gratitude for me requires an object, and gratitude has been one of the most redemptive emotions that I have experienced. Is my need of gratitude driving me to God? I think it is a big part of it.