“Because it is the best word for our purpose; you cannot find a better word than that, because all the hopes, aspirations and happiness of humanity have been centered in that word. It is impossible now to change the word.
" …Do you mean to say that because some fool says it is not all right, we should throw it away?...Use the old word, only us it is in the true spirit cleanse if of superstition and realize fully what this great, ancient word means."
The term ‘God’ does not conjure up negative thoughts in me. I know that the issue of paternalism and masculine biases needs to be addressed on its own. But it is a separate debate, not to be mixed up or confused with humankind’s on-going discernment about God.
"God" is here to stay until we figure God out. That’s the way it is with words.