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02 December 2010
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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