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Headlines      Atheist Campaign Infuriates Religious Groups, Pairing Allah With Bigfoot
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 02 December 2010
 
Atheist Campaign Infuriates Religious Groups Pairing Allah With Bigfoot
 
“There’s probably no God” was splattered over buses and other forms of transport last year in Montreal.  Now commuters are trekking to work contemplating the latest advertisements, pairing Christ with psychics

and Allah with Bigfoot.

 
It’s funded by the Canadian atheist group Centre For Inquiry who are running an extraordinary claims campaign with streetcar adds and websites promoting the idea of questioning religious and unproven facts. 
 
Intelligent design, Voodoo even Feng Shui are just some of the claims questioned by the group who brief is simply to use science and the power critical thought to challenge unsubstantiated belief systems.
 
        “Why is belief in Bigfoot
dismissed as delusional while belief in Allah
and Christ
is respected and revered? All of these claims are equally extraordinary” questions the website http://extraordinarybus.wordpress.com
 

                                          

This is only part of the work of the Centre for Inquiry who have a network of branches in Vancouver, Kelowna, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.  Their mission is to work within educational institutions and with schools to raise the hard questions.

Last year when the “There’s probably no God.  Now stop worrying and enjoy your life” triggered an enormous response from Church and religious organizations.  
 
To counter the add the Uniting Church Of Canada responded with newspaper advertisements “There’s probably a God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life”.

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http://www.cficanada.ca/support/
http://www.montrealgazette.com/health/Christ+meets+Bigfoot+atheist+cities/3913741/story.html
http://friendlyatheist.com/2010/11/18/the-extraordinary-claims-campaign-hits-canada/

Correction thanks to Rick Alley:
 
 
…The ad compares *psychics* to Christ, not *physics*. Big difference.
 
We really appreciate people correcting our information!!!! 

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