Friday, April 06, 2007

Consumer Christ

From Banksy, of course. Photo by Jonny Baker
BlueGirl has a callout for submissions to Blog Against Theocracy this weekend if you have something you'd like to contribute. And before you go getting all samharris on their ass, note their list of issues :
~No religious discrimination.
~PRO End-of-Life Care (no more Terri Schiavo travesties)
~Reproductive health decisions made by individuals, not religious "majorities"
~Democracy not Theocracy Academic Integrity (like, a rock is as old as it is, not as old as the Bible says)
~Sound Science (good bye so-called "intelligent" design)
~Respect for ALL families (based on love, not sexual orientation. Hellooooo.)
~And finally, The right to worship, OR NOT.
So for all of us atheists asking where the real Christians speaking out against the Christian right got to, here ya go : Christians willing to go to the mat for the right of atheists to be atheists because they believe this to be what their religion demands of them.
Damn if I'm not getting all weepy.
Typo : Meant to say Blue Gal
UPDATE : From BlueGal in comments : Memo to non-believers


Q said...

Dripping acrylic or melting chocolate?

Anonymous said...

Great idea, this, if it improves dialogue between progressive Christians and atheists.

For what it's worth, Alison, I always knew you meant the Christian right when you said xian, even though I know you don't support Christianity either.

Fran / Blue Gal said...

From the "source"?

That is EXACTLY what this blogswarm is about.

as I said.

Anonymous said...


"Peter, Peter, come closer."

"I can see the Forum Lira or II from up here and look, the Passover Passion Sale is on at Nero's sandal stall!!!"

Looks down at unfinished legs

"Oh damn you Banksy, may your matzo be lumpy."

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