Yule Log : Atheist Christmas Card Sales Are Booming

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

The advent of the holidays has caused the following to occur:

Sales of atheist Christmas cards are booming. The designs include one of a red-nosed reindeer with the message: "The red nose isn't weird. . . . It's an evolutionary advantage."

"Nearly 15 percent of Americans identify themselves as nonreligious, but surveys have consistently shown that 95 percent of Americans celebrate Christmas," says Andrew Shaffer of the Order of St. Nick greeting-card company. "That's nearly 30 million atheists, agnostics, secularists, skeptics and humanists who are being overlooked by mainstream card companies."

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