A Scarlet Letter - Atheist Documentary Trailer

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posted on Nov, 26 2013 @ 08:55 PM
7% of Americans disbelieve in a god.

2% identify as atheist.

A Scarlet Letter explores the stigma surrounding the word "atheist," a word often associated with immorality, anger, and... devil-worship? Yet, despite its stigma, nonbelief is the fastest growing "religious" segment in the American public. This documentary explores why atheists are choosing to stand out against religious intrusion in public life while showing the human face of atheism. It examines the question of why so many people are passionate about a negative.

With all the documentary’s that are out there I am surprised this hasn’t been done already. I bring this to your attention because I have a feeling that once this is released it will be as well-known as Religulous from Bill. There are groups books and now a movie to explain what being atheist is and isn’t however I am sure some of the stigma will remain for the next generation.
edit on 26-11-2013 by Grimpachi because: (no reason given)

posted on Nov, 26 2013 @ 09:55 PM
reply to post by Grimpachi

Religiosity from Bill.

Hiya, Grim.
I think you mean "Religulous" from Bill. Or mabe "Idiocracy" (not Bill) ?

Anyhow, S/F.

posted on Nov, 26 2013 @ 10:09 PM
reply to post by wildtimes

Damn spellcheck. Yup that's the one I meant to write. lol.

Idiocracy is a close second.

I fixed it. Edit is a life saver.

posted on Nov, 26 2013 @ 10:34 PM
reply to post by Grimpachi

Love your frog.

Can't wait to see the film.

posted on Nov, 26 2013 @ 11:39 PM
reply to post by Lurker1

Thanks I thought it was interesting.

posted on Nov, 27 2013 @ 01:12 AM
reply to post by Grimpachi

It's difficult to tear down the stigma of a word that has been used negatively for thousands of years. Rather than try to separate a word from its original meaning, why not simply use another one?

posted on Nov, 27 2013 @ 01:41 AM
reply to post by NiNjABackflip

Well it’s better than heathen that’s what they used to call me.

I get what you’re saying but sometimes the alternatives are worse.

posted on Nov, 27 2013 @ 01:58 AM
When Disclosure of Extraterrestrial Alien visitation happens....

We will be able to focus on the Stars!!

ENTERPRISE Season 1 & 2 Opening Titles (HQ)

We could have had the Stars by now!!
edit on 27-11-2013 by AbleEndangered because: addition

posted on Nov, 27 2013 @ 02:03 AM
Well let me tell you about life....

There's nothing worse than being broke...

Well that is unless you're broke and stupid....not much worse than that...

Well, that is unless your broke, stupid and sick. That's about the worst....

Well, unless your broke, stupid, sick and ugly. that's about as bad as it gets...

Well, unless your broke, stupid, sick, ugly and gay. Doesn't get that much worse...


you're an atheist.


A broke, stupid, sick, ugly, gay, atheist which most of the people in that trailer appear to look like.

ha ha j/k

Can't you take a joke? Gosh it's just a joke.

posted on Nov, 27 2013 @ 02:30 AM
reply to post by AbleEndangered

You know I really liked star trek growing up but it was only a few years ago when talking to a friend that he pointed out something that had never occurred to me. They were completely socialist.

We are forever doomed to be earthbound. lol

Just kidding I know you saw the thread on mining asteroids.

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