Theists have the same problem -- why would there be a god as compared to nothing?
A belief in no God is to believe that there is nothing.
That's just goofy.
It`s not a question of life or death it is a question of now. Why is there a table, a chair, a human, an earth, a sun, a universe?
Again, why would there be a god? Same problem.
It`s all God.
That doesn't resolve anything.
God is existence
Why not just "the universe is existence", without a god? Invoking a god to "explain" everything is just circular and resolves nothing.
and if God doesn`t exist then who is dreaming this, how can there be a dream if there is nothing?
Because there is something.
Regardless, the existence of God is not contingent on your approval. Since we know so little about this universe, and atheists refuse to "look out the window," the unbeliever cannot logically say there is no God. The only reasonable negative statement about the existence of God can be uttered by the agnostic in the first person: "I do not know if there is a God." And we cannot be certain that every agnostic is being honest in his agnosticism.
We all will die, which is one of the rare things with which we agree. We will all stand before God and give an account. He has already said that "not enough evidence" is not an excuse, something that Bertrand Russell has previously discovered. You will also stand before Him --no matter how hard you deny it.
Again, why would there be a god?
Because you know an infinite regression of causes is not only impossible, it is absurd. If there were an infinite regression, we would have never reached this point. There must be an Uncaused Cause. But even Flew figured this out.