The Seattle ads are intended to give atheists a voice, provide a way for them to connect and to put a “positive face on atheism,” [Seattle Atheists president Paul] Case said.
They will be placed on the inside of about 20 Metro buses primarily serving downtown Seattle routes. Along with the group’s name and Web address, the ads will feature quotes from luminaries such as Thomas Jefferson, Albert Einstein and Susan B. Anthony.
Those quoted aren’t necessarily atheists, but their words are included to educate people about “the rich American legacy of skepticism and critical thought,” according to Seattle Atheists.
“You see Christian messages everywhere. You see churches everywhere,” Case said. “As an atheist, it will be nice to see in a public setting a message that aligns with how I feel about the existence of God.”
Nice work, Seattle.
Atheists in Kansas, the ball is in your court.