Rabid Atheists ban Lord's Prayer

Hot topics in delusion and rationalization.
User avatar
Posts: 30335
Joined: Thu Sep 19, 2013 5:50 pm

Rabid Atheists ban Lord's Prayer

Post by Witness »

BBC News wrote:Leading UK cinemas are refusing to screen a Church of England commercial reciting the Lord's Prayer. But what are the rules on religious advertising, asks Justin Parkinson.

It features the Archbishop of Canterbury, a grieving man, bodybuilders, a festival-goer, emergency workers, a cattle farmer, a choir, refugees, a commuter, schoolchildren and the audience at a baptism. They say the words of the Lord's Prayer.
The answer

Three of the UK's biggest cinema chains - Odeon, Cineworld and Vue - have banned the advert from being shown on the same bill as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, due to open just before Christmas.

gOD will punish them! (Let's hope AC will be spared the indiscriminate wrath.)

Even Dawkins has something to say: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/n ... rds-prayer

And if as you have to brush up on how and why to pray: http://www.justpray.uk/

User avatar
Posts: 24345
Joined: Tue Jun 29, 2004 12:40 am
Location: New Port Richey, FL

Re: Rabid Atheists ban Lord's Prayer

Post by gnome »

How do you ban yourself from showing something?

Choosing not to screen something <> "ban". Banning is when you block other people. So I call bullshit clickbait.
"If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight! Sun Tzu said that, and I'd say he knows a little bit more about fighting than you do, pal, because he invented it, and then he perfected it so that no living man could best him in the ring of honor. Then, he used his fight money to buy two of every animal on earth, and then he herded them onto a boat, and then he beat the crap out of every single one. And from that day forward any time a bunch of animals are together in one place it's called a zoo! (Beat) Unless it's a farm!"
--Soldier, TF2
User avatar
Posts: 39122
Joined: Tue Jun 08, 2004 11:52 pm
Title: G_D

Re: Rabid Atheists ban Lord's Prayer

Post by ed »

About that stereo
User avatar
Doctor X
Posts: 72906
Joined: Fri Jun 04, 2004 8:09 pm
Title: Collective Messiah
Location: Your Mom

Re: Rabid Atheists ban Lord's Prayer

Post by Doctor X »


They are not required to show someone else's call to religious bigotry even if they do live in a theocracy.

Mob of the Mean: Free beanie, cattle-prod and Charley Fan Club!
"Doctor X is just treating you the way he treats everyone--as subhuman crap too dumb to breathe in after you breathe out." – Don
DocX: FTW. – sparks
"Doctor X wins again." – Pyrrho
"Never sorry to make a racist Fucktard cry." – His Humble MagNIfIcence
"It was the criticisms of Doc X, actually, that let me see more clearly how far the hypocrisy had gone." – clarsct
"I'd leave it up to Doctor X who has been a benevolent tyrant so far." – Grammatron
"Indeed you are a river to your people.
Shit. That's going to end up in your sig." – Pyrrho
"Try a twelve step program and accept Doctor X as your High Power." – asthmatic camel
"just like Doc X said." – gnome

ImageWS CHAMPIONS X4!!!! ImageNBA CHAMPIONS!! Stanley Cup!Image SB CHAMPIONS X6!!!!!! Image