From time to time we hear from religious people who are upset about the way we treat their faith. They claim that by making fun of their logic and their defense of god we are only making religious people more convinced that they are right. According to them, we'll never convince any religious person to abandon god(s) by using ridicule and mockery.
Perhaps that's right but I very much doubt it. Here's Sam Harris illustrating the power of ridicule to make a point.