Monday, January 12, 2009

There's Probably No God...

Comedy writer Ariane Sherine, Richard Dawkins and the British Humanist Association have breathed fresh air into the London public transit system by organizing a donor funded campaign to plaster public buses with the slogan "There's probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life."


Of course, with every breath of fresh air comes a whiff of stupid. Enter Stephen Green, national director of Christian Voice, who uses said voice to object to the ads on the grounds that they lack supporting evidence. Seriously.
"There is plenty of evidence for God, from people's personal experience, to the complexity, interdependence, beauty and design of the natural world. But there is scant evidence on the other side, so I think the advertisers are really going to struggle to show their claim is not an exaggeration or inaccurate..."
Wow. I don't know if there's a God or not, but if he exists, Stephen Green must surely be his dumbest creation.

33 comments:

tarobins said...

If there's an intelligent god would he create someone so dumb?

Red Canuck said...

maybe he had an "off day"... :)

RuralSandi said...

I saw news report on this. Apparently, in the UK, attendance at churches have gone from past 75% to now 31% - you have to wonder if there is a movement here.

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Your post gave me my morning chuckle. Thank you.

liliannattel said...

In Britain it's kind of preaching to the choir. How about in, say, Texas?

Red Canuck said...

Heh...no Texas would be a tough sell. Trying it there would likely get you shot in the face by a creationist with a concealed handgun.

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