Oh that's a secular cross, not a religious one

Imagine a world where we were the ones claiming the cross is not a religious symbol. Perhaps there'd be a billboard claiming it for all of us. The christians would be furious.

 

And if they believed the claims made to justify crosses in classrooms or on public land were sincere, they would be even more outraged. One of their own! Disowning the cross. For shame! Jesus would be turning in his grave!

 

But we all, atheist and theist alike, know that this is just a nod and a wink. Of course *this* is a secular cross. It doesn't endorse any specific religion. It just symbolises death. The grim spectre of death that lurks over us all. (Now that I've engaged your fear of death can I offer you some religion?) 

 

How long until a christian claims with a straight face that what they have erected is just a giant plus sign, meant to convey their appreciation for maths?

 

 

 

 

 

Views: 16

Tags: Cross, Maths, Secular

Comment

You need to be a member of Think Atheist to add comments!

Join Think Atheist

Forum

The Elephant in the Room...

Started by Belle Rose in Small Talk. Last reply by _Robert_ 8 minutes ago. 21 Replies

A relapse.....

Started by Belle Rose in Small Talk. Last reply by Belle Rose 30 minutes ago. 4 Replies

How do you cure Insanity???

Started by Belle Rose in Advice. Last reply by Pope Beanie 10 hours ago. 60 Replies

An awakening.....radical acceptance.....

Started by Belle Rose in Crime and Punishment. Last reply by Belle Rose 13 hours ago. 1 Reply

Services we love!

We are in love with our Amazon

Book Store!

Gadget Nerd? Check out Giz Gad!

Advertise with ThinkAtheist.com

In need a of a professional web site? Check out the good folks at Clear Space Media

© 2014   Created by umar.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service