The Center For Inquiry (CFI) has announced the winners of their Blasphemy Contest, which asked folks to submit short, creative statements critical of religious beliefs.
The winning blasphemous entry was: Faith Is No Reason.
CFI president Ronald A. Lindsay says the short and sweet slogan really captures the core principles of religious skeptics.
He says peoples beliefs should be consistent with evidence. Without that, faith is pretty much groundless.
Other blasphemies being praised are a submission from a man in Thailand that says, Theres no religion like no religion, and another that claims, I wouldnt even follow your god on Twitter.
Lindsay says they may use the top entries as slogans for the CFI, and have even begun selling T-shirts with the quirky catchphrases.
He argues that the contest wasnt about hate speech or bashing believers, but rather to get people to think logically about religion and question it.
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