The Springfield Area Freethinkers are showing secular groups around the country how you do a holiday display on public property where there are religious displays. This display does not insult or offend, it offers a positive, inspirational statement.
Compare that to this sign, put up by my friends at the Freedom From Religion Foundation in several cities over the years:
With all due respect to my friends at the FFRF, and I really do admire and like them, that second sign is a bad idea in every possible way. The first sign is exactly what atheists should be doing. I also like Margaret Downey’s Tree of Knowledge idea, a Christmas tree with books as ornaments, as a great alternative to religious displays.
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