The new campaign, titled “a celebration of reason”, was just launched in Australia to coincide with next month’s 2012 Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne. Says Atheist Foundation president David Nicholls:
Woody Allen’s words encapsulate the thoughts of the freethinking community and the sneaking suspicions of a growing number of religious people as well. Considering the immensity of the unnecessary death, pain and suffering on the planet, an alleged all-powerful and all-loving god certainly has a lot to answer for.
I guess this Allen God quote was too esoteric: “As the poet said, ‘Only God can make a tree,’ probably because it’s so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.”
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