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Catholic League “Adopt an Atheist" campaign begins.
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Approximately 80 percent of Americans are Christian, and 96 percent celebrate Christmas. Of the 20 percent who are not Christian, non-believers make up the largest segment, though the number of self-identified atheists is tiny. David Silverman, president of American Atheists, knows this to be true, which is why he is frantically trying to inflate his base. “We want people to realize that there may be atheists in their family,” he told the New York Times, “even if those atheists don’t even know they are atheists.”

We think there is some merit in David’s idea, even if he has things backwards, as usual. Today we are launching our “Adopt An Atheist” campaign, the predicate of which is, “We want atheists to realize that there may be Christians in their community, even if those Christians don’t even know they are Christian.”

Here’s what our campaign entails. We are asking everyone to contact the American Atheist affiliate in his area , letting them know of your interest in “adopting” one of them. All it takes is an e-mail. Let them know of your sincere interest in working with them to uncover their inner self. They may be resistant at first, but eventually they may come to understand that they were Christian all along.

If we hurry, these closeted Christians can celebrate Christmas like the rest of us. As an added bonus, they will no longer be looked upon as people who “believe in nothing, stand for nothing and are good for nothing.” /

I had no idea, that one can be a christian and not even KNOW it! Here I was, think that one had to accept jesus as one's personal savior, a conscious decision. Must be one of those "OTHER WAYS OF KNOWING"!!!! :rofl:

And isn't "adoption" usually associated with children? Perhaps the Catholic League should have thought that over a bit more, considering that the institution they support is riddled with child-rapists and people that hide and protect them....
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  -Catholic League “Adopt an Atheist" campaign begins. cleanhippie  Dec-09-11 10:43 AM   #0 
  - Do I have to wear a school girl uniform?  beam me up scottie   Dec-09-11 10:49 AM   #1 
  - Would you??? PLEASE???? lol  opiate69   Dec-09-11 08:59 PM   #19 
     - Anything for you, my dear!  beam me up scottie   Dec-09-11 09:34 PM   #20 
        - This thread is useless without pictures! nt  bananas   Dec-09-11 10:51 PM   #22 
        - I know you've been back for a while but still.. I was so happy to see your return!  opiate69   Dec-10-11 07:17 PM   #25 
  - This has to be a satire. Surely, there is no such effort by the CL, is there?  John1956PA   Dec-09-11 10:50 AM   #2 
  - Oh, its a real as real can be!  cleanhippie   Dec-09-11 10:54 AM   #4 
  - It's real  NMMNG   Dec-09-11 07:19 PM   #16 
  - Gosh, I wasn't aware I was looked upon as "...stand for nothing and are good for nothing.”  ceile   Dec-09-11 10:51 AM   #3 
  - They're jumping the shark with this one.  RoccoR5955   Dec-09-11 10:58 AM   #5 
  - This is why I stopped reading The Onion; the real news is  mysuzuki2   Dec-09-11 11:16 AM   #6 
  - We should pack our bags and show up on their doorsteps on Christmas Eve.  beam me up scottie   Dec-09-11 11:19 AM   #9 
  - Ah, c'mon. You know Catholics aren't into that "you must be saved" business.  LAGC   Dec-09-11 11:16 AM   #7 
  - Sounds a little like Mormons converting dead people.  KansDem   Dec-09-11 11:18 AM   #8 
  - I was just thinking that  NMMNG   Dec-09-11 09:57 PM   #21 
  - Catholic League = Bill Donohue and a fax machine  onager   Dec-09-11 11:26 AM   #10 
  - Hey, Catholic Churches ... try doing an "Adopt an Unwanted Fetus"  zbdent   Dec-09-11 11:39 AM   #11 
  - Wow  LeftishBrit   Dec-09-11 11:41 AM   #12 
  - Atheist leagues should adopt a pedophile priest - n/t  lbrtbell   Dec-09-11 11:55 AM   #13 
  - yes please adopt me.... make my DAY. n/t  deacon_sephiroth   Dec-09-11 12:49 PM   #14 
  - Creation Studies Institute goes one further with their "Adopt an Atheist Prayer Movement"  beam me up scottie   Dec-09-11 07:16 PM   #15 
  - Typical  NMMNG   Dec-09-11 07:25 PM   #17 
  - And they call atheists hateful.  darkstar3   Dec-09-11 07:31 PM   #18 
  - Didn't they see "Orphan" ? nt  eppur_se_muova   Dec-09-11 11:23 PM   #23 
  - Here's hoping we all get adopted by really rich Catholics. nt  DCKit   Dec-10-11 05:01 AM   #24 
  - Once any Catholic League adopts me, I would..  MarkCharles   Dec-10-11 07:23 PM   #26 

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