June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

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June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby Nyarlathotep » Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:02 pm

Not sure who decided this, but I saw something on the internet proclaiming it to be so.

I can only imagine whomever came up with the idea of "Atheist Solidarity Day" has never actually met an atheist. Some of the most vicious arguments I have seen are between two atheists who didn't think the other was not believing in God the right way.

Either that or it is also "National Cat Herding Day". Could go either way on that.
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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:09 pm

Might be Atheist+ or some such cult that happens to feature atheism.
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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby sparks » Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:14 pm

Atheist + what?

Oh. Never mind.

Cat herding.
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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby Witness » Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:19 pm

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Merchandised (t-shirts, hoodies…). What a crappy logo!

A bit of Google sends to a mostly void FB page, and a site with 15 members:

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Meh.

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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby Nyarlathotep » Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:25 pm

I think "Cat Herding" would be easier.

I am "The Help" to six cats. I can get them to all six at least assemble in my kitchen by taking any action that makes them think I am about to feed them, like opening a can. I open a can of chili for myself and the come from all over the apartment and gather near their bowls looking at me.

I know of no similar trick for my fellow atheists.
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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby Nyarlathotep » Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:26 pm

Witness wrote:Image
Merchandised (t-shirts, hoodies…). What a crappy logo!

A bit of Google sends to a mostly void FB page, and a site with 15 members:

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Meh.


It's a nice idea and all, but so is "Free ponies for everyone" and the latter is more realistic. Ponies exist.
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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby Witness » Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:28 pm

That's because cats all have the same name, pronounced exactly like the sound of a can opener.

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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby ed » Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:30 pm

I am Antigo ... atheism is so 17th century
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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby Anaxagoras » Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:39 pm

Well, to be fair, there are still countries in the world where it is dangerous to say that you don't believe in god. In Bangladesh it can get you murdered by vigilantes. And even in America you probably couldn't get elected to dog catcher if you are too outspoken or even just admit to it publicly. So, if we don't stick up for ourselves a little bit, who will?
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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby Nyarlathotep » Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:46 pm

Like I said it's a nice idea. Just an impossible one
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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:52 pm

sparks wrote:Atheist + what?


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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby Nyarlathotep » Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:12 am

Double post.

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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby Doctor X » Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:30 am

I have not
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A+Fuck You

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A+Your Mom™


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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby Nyarlathotep » Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:33 am

Truthfully, I haven't heard anyone mention A+ in a long time, until today.

I think it went the way of that "Brights" nonsense. But I could be wrong, I could have just stopped paying it any attention.

The thing that pointed me out to this "Atheist Solidarity Day" was an email from some local atheist group whose meetings I never attended and I am not sure how they got my e-mail address.
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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby Nyarlathotep » Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:34 am

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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby shemp » Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:45 am

So, when is Atheist Gaseous Day?
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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby Nyarlathotep » Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:49 am

shemp wrote:So, when is Atheist Gaseous Day?


Right after Atheist Liquidity Day. Duh.

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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Wed Jun 14, 2017 8:24 am

Nyarlathotep wrote:The thing that pointed me out to this "Atheist Solidarity Day" was an email from some local atheist group whose meetings I never attended and I am not sure how they got my e-mail address.


Maybe just spamming everybody?
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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby Doctor X » Wed Jun 14, 2017 3:42 pm

Nyarlathotep wrote:The thing that pointed me out to this "Atheist Solidarity Day" was an email from some local atheist group whose meetings I never attended and I am not sure how they got my e-mail address.


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Re: June 21 is Atheist Solidarity Day.

Postby Nyarlathotep » Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:59 pm

I think I may have signed up on a "Meet Up" site (the kind where you find local events, not the other kind) during one of my rare fits of "yeah, I am gong to stop being a recluse and go out and do things" phases I go through occasionally, that usually last about a day
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