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And the Winner is . . .

February 8, 2009 | 3 Comments

Like today, back in 1977 atheists were trying to boost their public profile. Also like today, atheists back then were concerned about their image. American Atheists President Madalyn Murray O’Hair may have found the perfect solution, which she debuted at the organization’s annual convention 32 years ago. In selecting their bus advertising campaign slogan, NYC atheists might do well to emulate her forceful, yet tactful approach:

(From the Chicago Daily Herald, April 11, 1977).


3 Responses to “And the Winner is . . .”

  1. Andy
    February 9th, 2009 @ 9:41 am


  2. Johanna Holmes
    February 9th, 2009 @ 11:59 am

    See, I think they’re trying to be provocative and insulting there but they’re right in a way that I don’t think they intended. Mean, hypocritical people NEED to be in Church. They need God more because they are fallen, and that they aren’t instantly perfect doesn’t say much of anything as to the validity of the Christian faith. Human sinfulness does not disprove the existence of God.

  3. Martin T.
    February 9th, 2009 @ 5:44 pm

    My pastor loved to say, “..always room for one more”.

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