Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Florida court sets atheist holy day

A little something that came in the mail.IMG_0181

In Florida, an atheist created a case against the Easter & Passover holy days. He hired an attorney to bring a discrimination case against Christians, Jews and observances of their holy days. The argument was it was unfair that atheists had no such recognized day(s).

The case was brought before a judge. After listening to the passionate presentation by the lawyer, the judge banged his gavel declaring, 'Case dismissed.'

The lawyer immediately stood objecting to the ruling saying, 'Your honor, how can you possibly dismiss this case? The Christians have Christmas, Easter, etc. The Jews have Passover, Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah, and Hanukkah. Yet my client and all other atheists have no such holidays.'

The judge leaned forward in his chair saying, 'But you do. Your client, counsel, is woefully ignorant.'

The lawyer said, 'Your Honor, we are unaware of any special observance or holiday for atheists.'

The judge said, 'The calendar shows April 1st is 'April Fools Day.' Psalm 14:1 states: 'The fool says in his heart, there is no God.' Thus, it is the opinion of this court, that if your client says there is no God, then he is a fool. Therefore, April 1st is his day. Court is adjourned.


Photo: A fools parade.

Note: This story is a parody. It didn't really happen. I'm sorry but it appears some people got the wrong ideal.


Jenn of the Jungle said...

What I find so funny, is that true atheism is a lack of belief. Not an anti-belief. So for an atheist to complain is ridiculous. There is no "atheist" holy day. Stupid a-holes made good atheists look bad.

Anonymous said...

If a person is atheists then they do not need a "HOLY DAY" they don't believe in anything holy. But, the story is funny, if being atheist is not stupid enough, he made a fool out of himself. And I agree with the judge, April fools day is perfect holiday for atheists, I always wondered what was the real point of April fools day. Now I know.

Anonymous said...

So if someone doesn't agree with you they're stupid? Now THAT'S a tolerant worldview! Jesus would be so proud.

G'Willie said...

What part of "This story is a parody" did you not understand?