Atheism Is Patriotic Banner to Fly Over NYC July 4

Jul 3, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: American Atheists

American Atheists announced today that they will be flying a banner over New York City on July 4th. The banner behind the airplane will read, “Atheism Is Patriotic – atheists.org.”

Dave Silverman, President, said, “In 2011, American Atheists attempted to fly a banner in all fifty states on July 4th, but ran into discrimination from companies that refused to fly the banner. This year we are concentrating on New York City where the most powerful symbol of American freedom resides: the Statue of Liberty.”
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Marx was a twerp

Riverhead, NY

#26 Jul 6, 2012
EdSed wrote:
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Humanism, empathy, experiences, science, morality and philosophy have inspired a great deal. So has critical thinking.
Religion is just superstition.
All of what you cite existed for thousands of years under religion, millennia before 19th century atheism.

Atheism can't explain why a single neutrino exists. It doesn't even try to.

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#27 Jul 6, 2012
Marx was a twerp wrote:
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All of what you cite existed for thousands of years under religion, millennia before 19th century atheism.
Atheism can't explain why a single neutrino exists. It doesn't even try to.
So, because you are ignorant of the definition of atheism, it has failed you. Great logic.
Marx was a twerp

Riverhead, NY

#28 Jul 7, 2012
-Skeptic- wrote:
<quoted text>
So, because you are ignorant of the definition of atheism, it has failed you. Great logic.
What's the atheist hymn? Static on the radio??

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#29 Jul 7, 2012
Marx was a twerp wrote:
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What's the atheist hymn? Static on the radio??
Remnants from the Big Bang ... one of my favorite hits.
KERBOOOOOOM

Riverhead, NY

#30 Jul 7, 2012
RHill wrote:
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Remnants from the Big Bang ... one of my favorite hits.
It sounded better when it was first released.

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#31 Jul 7, 2012
Marx was a twerp wrote:
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What's the atheist hymn? Static on the radio??
Thankfully atheism isn't a religion / cult and so doesn't have any cult mandated hypnotic chants associated with it.

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#32 Jul 7, 2012
Marx was a twerp wrote:
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All of what you cite existed for thousands of years under religion, millennia before 19th century atheism.
Atheism can't explain why a single neutrino exists. It doesn't even try to.
Before you attack science, it's a good idea to prove your bullsh*t first.
The Horned God

Riverhead, NY

#33 Jul 7, 2012
-Skeptic- wrote:
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Thankfully atheism isn't a religion / cult and so doesn't have any cult mandated hypnotic chants associated with it.
That's why Halloween is a lot more fun.

Atheism??? Borrrrrrrrring!
The Horned God

Riverhead, NY

#34 Jul 7, 2012
-Skeptic- wrote:
<quoted text>
Before you attack science, it's a good idea to prove your bullsh*t first.
And if I do, THEN will you explain the existence of the universe? If you can, why have you been hiding it for so long?

Why don't you at least send a copy of your explanation to Keith Olbermann? That would pump up his ratings.

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#35 Jul 10, 2012
The Horned God wrote:
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And if I do
That's a big if.
EdSed

Hamilton, UK

#36 Jul 10, 2012
Marx was a twerp wrote:
<quoted text>
All of what you cite existed for thousands of years under religion, millennia before 19th century atheism.
Atheism can't explain why a single neutrino exists. It doesn't even try to.
Not 'under' religion. In spite of it, perhaps.

And as Skeptic points out, atheism is a position, not a religious dogma like Christianity or Islam.

Religion = superstition

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#37 Jul 10, 2012
Well ... did the banner fly? Seems business as usual in New York ... no vengeful deity action ... no pillars of salt.
EdSed

Hamilton, UK

#38 Jul 10, 2012
RHill wrote:
Well ... did the banner fly? Seems business as usual in New York ... no vengeful deity action ... no pillars of salt.
God loves atheists
http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-811494...

“Blue Collar Philosopher”

Since: Nov 08

Texas, USA

#39 Jul 10, 2012
EdSed wrote:
<quoted text>God loves atheists
http://ireport.cnn.com/docs/DOC-811494...
God loves all his chillun ... well ... except for the one's he kills.

“That's Un-Possible!”

Since: Jan 08

Brookhaven Hamlet, Long Island

#40 Jul 11, 2012
Marx was a twerp wrote:
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What's the atheist hymn? Static on the radio??
Dear God by XTC

Dear God, hope you got the letter, and...
I pray you can make it better down here.
I don't mean a big reduction in the price of beer
But all the people that you made in your image,
see them starving on their feet
'cause they don't get enough to eat from God,
I can't believe in you

Dear God, sorry to disturb you, but...
I feel that I should be heard Loud and clear.
We all need a big reduction in amount of tears
And all the people that you made in your image,
see them fighting in the street
'cause they can't make opinions meet about God,
I can't believe in you

Did you make disease, and the diamond blue?
Did you make Mankind after we made you?
And the devil too!

Dear God, don't know if you noticed, but...
your name is on a lot of quotes in this book,
and us crazy humans wrote it,
you should take a look,
and all the people that you made in your image
still believing that junk is true.
Well I know it ain't, and so do you, dear God,
I can't believe in
I don't believe in

I won't believe in heaven and hell.
No saints, no sinners, no Devil as well.
No pearly gates, no thorny crown.
You're always letting us humans down.
The wars you bring, the babes you drown.
Those lost at sea and never found,
and it's the same the whole world 'round.
The hurt I see helps to compound that
Father, Son and Holy Ghost
is just somebody's unholy hoax,
And if you're up there you'd perceive
that my heart's here upon my sleeve.
If there's one thing I don't believe in

It's you...
...Dear God.
Jack

Phoenix, AZ

#41 Jul 11, 2012
Brookhaven John wrote:
<quoted text>
Dear God by XTC
Dear God, hope you got the letter, and...
I pray you can make it better down here.
I don't mean a big reduction in the price of beer
But all the people that you made in your image,
see them starving on their feet
'cause they don't get enough to eat from God,
I can't believe in you
Dear God, sorry to disturb you, but...
I feel that I should be heard Loud and clear.
We all need a big reduction in amount of tears
And all the people that you made in your image,
see them fighting in the street
'cause they can't make opinions meet about God,
I can't believe in you
Did you make disease, and the diamond blue?
Did you make Mankind after we made you?
And the devil too!
Dear God, don't know if you noticed, but...
your name is on a lot of quotes in this book,
and us crazy humans wrote it,
you should take a look,
and all the people that you made in your image
still believing that junk is true.
Well I know it ain't, and so do you, dear God,
I can't believe in
I don't believe in
I won't believe in heaven and hell.
No saints, no sinners, no Devil as well.
No pearly gates, no thorny crown.
You're always letting us humans down.
The wars you bring, the babes you drown.
Those lost at sea and never found,
and it's the same the whole world 'round.
The hurt I see helps to compound that
Father, Son and Holy Ghost
is just somebody's unholy hoax,
And if you're up there you'd perceive
that my heart's here upon my sleeve.
If there's one thing I don't believe in
It's you...
...Dear God.
What a fool you are....good way to end up in hell when you die.....God may just brush you off in return ya dope....

Since: Jun 07

Location hidden

#42 Jul 11, 2012
Brookhaven John wrote:
<quoted text>
Dear God by XTC
Dear God, hope you got the letter, and...
I pray you can make it better down here.
I don't mean a big reduction in the price of beer
But all the people that you made in your image,
see them starving on their feet
'cause they don't get enough to eat from God,
I can't believe in you
Dear God, sorry to disturb you, but...
I feel that I should be heard Loud and clear.
We all need a big reduction in amount of tears
And all the people that you made in your image,
see them fighting in the street
'cause they can't make opinions meet about God,
I can't believe in you
Did you make disease, and the diamond blue?
Did you make Mankind after we made you?
And the devil too!
Dear God, don't know if you noticed, but...
your name is on a lot of quotes in this book,
and us crazy humans wrote it,
you should take a look,
and all the people that you made in your image
still believing that junk is true.
Well I know it ain't, and so do you, dear God,
I can't believe in
I don't believe in
I won't believe in heaven and hell.
No saints, no sinners, no Devil as well.
No pearly gates, no thorny crown.
You're always letting us humans down.
The wars you bring, the babes you drown.
Those lost at sea and never found,
and it's the same the whole world 'round.
The hurt I see helps to compound that
Father, Son and Holy Ghost
is just somebody's unholy hoax,
And if you're up there you'd perceive
that my heart's here upon my sleeve.
If there's one thing I don't believe in
It's you...
...Dear God.
Dear God.

I'm not afraid of things that aren't real, so do your worst.

With love,

Someone smarter than your followers and you put together.
Holidays with BJ

Riverhead, NY

#43 Jul 12, 2012
Brookhaven John wrote:
<quoted text>
Dear God by XTC
Dear God, hope you got the letter, and...
I pray you can make it better down here.
I don't mean a big reduction in the price of beer
But all the people that you made in your image,
see them starving on their feet
'cause they don't get enough to eat from God,
I can't believe in you
Dear God, sorry to disturb you, but...
I feel that I should be heard Loud and clear.
We all need a big reduction in amount of tears
And all the people that you made in your image,
see them fighting in the street
'cause they can't make opinions meet about God,
I can't believe in you
Did you make disease, and the diamond blue?
Did you make Mankind after we made you?
And the devil too!
Dear God, don't know if you noticed, but...
your name is on a lot of quotes in this book,
and us crazy humans wrote it,
you should take a look,
and all the people that you made in your image
still believing that junk is true.
Well I know it ain't, and so do you, dear God,
I can't believe in
I don't believe in
I won't believe in heaven and hell.
No saints, no sinners, no Devil as well.
No pearly gates, no thorny crown.
You're always letting us humans down.
The wars you bring, the babes you drown.
Those lost at sea and never found,
and it's the same the whole world 'round.
The hurt I see helps to compound that
Father, Son and Holy Ghost
is just somebody's unholy hoax,
And if you're up there you'd perceive
that my heart's here upon my sleeve.
If there's one thing I don't believe in
It's you...
...Dear God.
Awwwwww, BJ, how nice!!!

Does it have a tune so it can be sung on Christmas Eve?

On Christmas Eve, do you fire a shotgun up the chimney and tell the kids, "The fat bastard might be stuck in there. Call the chimney cleaner if he starts to rot."

“That's Un-Possible!”

Since: Jan 08

Brookhaven Hamlet, Long Island

#44 Jul 12, 2012
Holidays with BJ wrote:
<quoted text>
Awwwwww, BJ, how nice!!!
Does it have a tune so it can be sung on Christmas Eve?
On Christmas Eve, do you fire a shotgun up the chimney and tell the kids, "The fat bastard might be stuck in there. Call the chimney cleaner if he starts to rot."
Holidays with BJ

Riverhead, NY

#45 Jul 12, 2012
Brookhaven John wrote:
<quoted text>
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =hk41GbjljfoXX
I should have expected that from you.

What do you sing on July 4th? "My Ding-a-Ling"???

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