Atheist Bus Ads in Italy a No-Go for Now…

The atheist bus ads in Italy were promising but they’re not going up anytime soon. IGPDecaux, an agency which sells advertising space on behalf of Genoa’s municipal transport company decided not to run the ads, the Union of Atheists, Rationalists and Agnostics (UAAR), said. The adds bearing the slogan: ‘The bad news is that God [Read More...]

Let’s All Be Ron Heather For a Day…

Ron Heather is the British bus driver who refused to do his job because he saw the Atheist Ad on the side of the bus he was to drive: “I was just about to board and there it was staring me in the face, my first reaction was shock horror. “I felt that I could [Read More...]

Atheist Bus Campaign in… Spain!

Spain doesn’t want to be left out of the Atheist Advertising market. So private funds are being used to put some signs up on buses in Barcelona. The ads (written in Catalan in the image above) state: “Probablemente Dios no existe. Deja de preocuparte y disfruta la vida” which translates to the London Bus version: [Read More...]

Atheist Bus Campaign in… Italy!

As Richard Wade mentioned earlier, they’re popping up everywhere: The sign reads: La cattiva notizia è che Dio non esiste. Quella buona, è che non ne hai bisogno Rough translation? The bad news is that God does not exist. The good news is that you do not need him. Definitely a change from the “probably” [Read More...]

Fun With Qualifiers

A little whimsy by Richard Wade When the British atheist bus ad campaign came out, some people were puzzled about the qualifier “probably” on the banner. There were those who complained it weakened the statement as if it was hedging. Others said it was included for intellectual honesty. Still others said it was put there [Read More...]