If you happen to be travelling through the Lincoln Tunnel between New York and New Jersey this Christmas season, you’ll probably notice this:

 This is a $20,000 billboard put up by the American Atheists organization.  But don’t worry.  The atheists aren’t trying to convert Christians or criticize their belief—or their intelligence for that matter—by saying that people should celebrate “reason.”  No—not at all.   As you’ll hear from the American Atheists spokesman Dave Silverman in the video below, “The intent here is not to convert Christians.  The intent here is to get atheists who are going through the motions and pretending to be religious to stop.”

 This is by far the biggest load of malarkey I think I’ve ever heard.  When talking about the whole war-on-Christmas-say-Happy Holidays- instead nonsense that we’ve been dealing with the past several years, here’s what the American Atheists website has to say:  “It’s not a war on Christmas, rather it’s a war on intolerance and ignorance.  It’s a war on false gods, false prophets, and false promises.”  You bet it is; at least they got that part right.  What they neglect to mention, however, is that they are the ones who are intolerant and ignorant with their false gods/false promises of “reason.”  There is one other point on which I do agree with Silverman: Christmas has become too commercial.  Interesting that he makes that statement while purchasing a billboard with his organization’s name plastered on it.    

 There is one gentleman in the video who sums up my thoughts exactly when he says, “I feel like if you’re an atheist, you’re going to seek out your own group anyway.  You don’t need to broadcast it and knock a Christian faith.”  Seriously, atheists don’t need to be reminded that they’re atheists with a billboard.  Anyone can see that this is just another attack on Christianity.   After all, as seen on the website in the aforementioned quote, these guys admit “it’s a war.”

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