Wednesday, January 07, 2009

The Spanish Are Revolting, Well The Catalan Atheists Are

Enough! they cry.

Eee by gum Richard you've certainly set the cat among the pigeons, you and that lass both, but I'll come to you in a moment.

Biterness in Barcelona

The posting of atheist on Barcelona's buses has been branded "an attack on all religions".

Next week, Barcelona will become the first city in predominantly Catholic to copy the controversial UK campaign when its buses use a direct translation of the slogan adopted in Britain by the scientist Richard Dawkins and other prominent atheists.

"Probablemente Dios no existe. Deja de preocuparte y goza de la vida," it reads. "There's probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy life."

Madrid, Valencia and other cities are being targeted to run similar campaigns.

Campaigners say that with 20% of Spaniards professing they do not believe in God, it is time becomes a visible phenomenon. more


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