No matter what you think of him, you’ve got to admit that in his day, this God fellow, the one and only Supreme Being who governs the universe, had quite an influence on human history. The old stories from the Fertile Crescent, the Levant, and Greece speak highly of him. Europeans could hardly contain their enthusiasm.
The say that in Africa, China, India, North and South America, Russia — everywhere except perhaps in Antarctica, but for all I know, the penguins have a God — these people used to love God, and also to fear him, for God always brings his partner, the Devil. There be many still who live such love and fear.
Towards our day, Nietzsche thought that God had died from boredom and disgust with humanity, but traces of him still still rear their heads.