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"There's probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life." is the slogan on the side of a bus. It seems to have drawn complaints to the advertising standards authority, for breaking rules on "substantiation and truthfulness.".

I think Carlsberg might have something to say on whether 'Probably' is considered an acceptable modifier to an assertion :).
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cbr_paul From: cbr_paul Date: January 9th, 2009 06:23 pm (UTC) (Link)
Also, the use of the word "probably" means that these so-called hardline aetheists are spreading more of an agnostic message.
sobrique From: sobrique Date: January 9th, 2009 08:22 pm (UTC) (Link)
Well the irony is that to say definitely 'there is no God' in and of itself requires a measure of faith - you cannot completely disprove a negative.

What's interesting is how this plays out as adverts outside churchs. The ones that sort of go 'Jesus saves' or that kind of thing.

Because the same argument could be applied in the opposite direction, and ... well, I mostly don't mind who'd win, but I'd really enjoy watching the argument.
From: linamishima Date: January 9th, 2009 09:59 pm (UTC) (Link)

In complete agreement

So I come over here to post a comment, and it turns out you have just said everything I was going to, even including the ignosticism bit :P
fishrgreat From: fishrgreat Date: January 11th, 2009 08:42 pm (UTC) (Link)
Which is what I was just thinking...
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