Atheism

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Using the internet in a Muslim country.

atheism

COMMENTS

  • all4reddit
    548 points Dec 05,2017, 5:08am

    Intent to harm religious feelings......against Holy Personalities.

    Pakistan's not high on my list of places to visit, considering there's no separation of the Church and State.

  • rottenpinetree
    248 points Dec 05,2017, 6:25am

    To think that millions upon millions of people live in shitholes like that.

  • Greghole
    398 points Dec 05,2017, 5:10am

    I am going to send so much Muhammad porn to that email address!

  • Kiroen
    152 points Dec 05,2017, 6:00am

    I like how every government and stablishment ever always uses "extremism" as "anything we don't agree with".

  • Hypersapien
    56 points Dec 05,2017, 9:31am

    Right to freedom of speech

    You keep using that phrase. I do not think it means what you think it means.

  • DoglessDyslexic
    61 points Dec 05,2017, 5:14am

    I wonder if they see the irony of banning speech about blasphemy and violence with threats of violently killing you. I'd guess probably not.

  • Camel_99
    27 points Dec 05,2017, 6:32am
  • Ummagumma
    30 points Dec 05,2017, 9:24am

    Yeah, whatever you do, no extremism. Or you'll get the death penalty, which is not at all extreme.

  • willlio
    103 points Dec 05,2017, 8:27am

    Death AND a fine! WOW! That is bad!

  • thesunmustdie
    11 points Dec 05,2017, 8:45am

    Do exercise your right of freedom and speech and expression, but do not use it to say anything other people might not agree with or we'll have you locked in a cage or murdered.

  • nowhereguy45
    33 points Dec 05,2017, 7:32am

    This paper sums up the apologists, and ideologues, I normally deal with.

    "But the laws of this authoritarian nation say they have free speech, and all these other things, therefore your attack on religion X, or Political Party Y, or Group Z are bigoted and uninformed."

  • Long_rifle
    34 points Dec 05,2017, 8:54am

    Nice to see the moderate Muslim countries exercising moderate-ness.

  • EntertainmentPolice
    10 points Dec 05,2017, 9:45am

    This is what a theocracy looks like, folks.

  • MarxTheSociopath
    8 points Dec 05,2017, 10:31am

    This is so fucking unbelievable, so casual

    "PENALTIES: Death."

  • Steelz0rr
    8 points Dec 05,2017, 9:38am

    Thank fuck i don't live in Pakistan or I would be dead. I can't help but run my mouth sometimes about shit i find laughable.

  • xRisingSunx
    7 points Dec 05,2017, 11:07am

    Classic 1984 doublespeak right here.

    "DO Exercise Your Freedom of Speech" "But Don't Forget You Can Get Prison Time for...Exercising Your Freedom of Speech"

  • MerryMortician
    7 points Dec 05,2017, 10:46am

    Please continue to use your "freedom of speech."

    you keep using those words.....

  • WaltGoddamnWhite
    29 points Dec 05,2017, 10:24am

    "Islam is a peaceful religion"

  • bdsmchs
    7 points Dec 05,2017, 9:50am

    I'm not sure they actually understand what a "right to free speech and expression" means....

  • squidgey_orange_bit
    50 points Dec 05,2017, 7:33am

    Could we have some Muslim apologists explain to us how this is fake or doesn't represent true Islam or something like that? Otherwise I might get the impression that Islam is a garbage religion.

  • Snownova
    61 points Dec 05,2017, 5:04am

    Medieval savages. Unworthy of the technological advancements bestowed on them by civilized countries.

  • vandelay714
    5 points Dec 05,2017, 9:51am

    More hate disguised as religious piety. Reprehensible!

  • beckleyt
    4 points Dec 05,2017, 10:46am

    “Freedom of speech”

  • leberama
    5 points Dec 05,2017, 11:03am

    I heard Muhammad liked to have sex with men..... I'm dead now.

  • flyguysd
    5 points Dec 05,2017, 11:16am

    Every time I see something like this I am reminded of this onion article.

  • theFriendlyDraug
    5 points Dec 05,2017, 11:34am

    I feel sorry for every ex muslim atheist living in a shithole country like that.

  • Azkeith
    5 points Dec 05,2017, 11:40am

    Utah in the very near future with politicians like Roy Moore in office and Net Neutrality gone.

  • MaxMouseOCX
    5 points Dec 05,2017, 11:40am

    freedom of speech

    ...

    death

    Lulz

  • subnero
    12 points Dec 05,2017, 10:28am

    This is what Evangelical Christian's want in the US as well. Religion, regardless of which one, is poison.

  • Rossmkelly1992
    4 points Dec 05,2017, 10:35am

    Imagine living in a god awful shithole like that.

  • shallow_ender27
    4 points Dec 05,2017, 10:41am

    "PBUH is my new favorite new abbreviation. I'm going to end all my texts and comments with that. Also, how does your dumbass religion exist alongside the internet?."

  • mixduptransistor
    4 points Dec 05,2017, 11:02am

    In the graphic it lists violence and extremism, yet none of the penal code violations listed have anything to do with preventing violence or extremism

  • the_str
    3 points Dec 05,2017, 11:15am

    Muhammad sucks. There I said it.

  • calantorntain
    4 points Dec 05,2017, 11:28am

    "Don't practice extremism" say the people willing to kill those who blaspheme.

  • Daktush
    4 points Dec 05,2017, 11:31am

    Lol crimes against the prophet and religious feelings

  • ralphvonwauwau
    8 points Dec 05,2017, 11:13am

    Before any SJW tries to claim that, "oh noess, those Islamophobes are photoshopping offensive lies!!1!", the image, in glorious full color, is available at the telco, itself. LINK

  • Obokan
    3 points Dec 05,2017, 9:03am

    And why do you think we don't have faith in beings unsupported by evidence?

  • JBHedgehog
    3 points Dec 05,2017, 10:33am

    Ok...so let me get this straight:

    • Top right corner: Blasphemy
    • Mid right: Hate Speech
    • Lower right corner: Violence
    • Bottom left corner: Extremism

    So can I watch porn on the top left part of the screen?

  • thisimpetus
    3 points Dec 05,2017, 10:54am

    *In Pakistan

    FTFY

  • showcase25
    3 points Dec 05,2017, 11:18am

    I can feel the backwardness in my non existent soul

  • Tearakan
    3 points Dec 05,2017, 11:24am

    The obligatory fuck this backwards place.

  • coffeepi
    3 points Dec 05,2017, 11:39am

    Ironic how extremism is listed up there with blasphemy in the picture

  • SashkaBeth
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 11:52am

    Lots of people saying this is fishy because it's in English - one google search will show you that the official languages of Pakistan are English and Urdu, and Urdu was only made official two years ago.

  • LeBelafonte
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 11:53am

    The Internet isn't for religious folks. Stick to the books that you all kill each other over and leave the internet to those of us that are creative enough to dream up our own imaginary friends

  • Dire87
    5 points Dec 05,2017, 10:36am

    I'm just confused why a Pakistani newspaper is in English?! 0o

  • Reygle
    5 points Dec 05,2017, 11:32am

    I'm from the United States.

    Mohammed liked big boy sausage DEEP in his back-end passage.
    The "Holy" Quran is excellent toilet paper.
    People who are offended by the first two are weaklings.

  • faithle55
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 9:49am

    Bit of a giveaway that the ad mentions hate speech, extremism, and violence but the only legislation mentioned is about 'blasphemy'.

    Tipped us off to your priorities, there, guys.

  • kekmememaster420
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 10:27am

    Man this makes me mad. Not surprised but mad!

  • S4ngin
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 11:04am

    I will never be stupid enough to try and visit a country like this.

  • peatoire
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 11:05am

    I like the fact they threw in a fine with life imprisonment.

  • BoltActionPiano
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 11:15am

    Yeah. Don't go on the internet, there is extremism and we can't have that.

  • MethmaticalPhysics
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 11:23am

    Sure you can say anything you want... as long as it’s government approved, but don’t worry it’s still free speech.

  • autismchild
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 11:39am

    Death and a fine that’s ridiculous

  • areyousrslol
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 11:45am

    And they want these to be universal, with extradition, if they get their way in the UN

  • bonescrusher
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 11:48am

    No sane person would visit these countries anyway

  • njninja
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 11:50am

    Its funny how they feel the need to mention PBUH even on print. Its so funny, its sad.

  • Electroniclog
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 11:51am

    I'm trying to think of a sentence that would commit all these offenses simultaneously...any help reddit?

  • doctor_cynical
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 11:18am

    Pakistan was, is and always will be the shittiest country in the universe

  • Talexis
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 11:49am

    Lol fuck Islam right in the goat ass

  • Nintendobandit
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 9:49am

    Good grief. 😨

  • OptimusUnprime
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 11:40am

    death+fine=no bueno

  • richloz93
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 11:58am

    Is there a way I can just spam the ever-loving hell out of Pakistani social networks from the US? Is this a simple feat or is a little complicated?

  • ranasrule
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 12:44pm

    How is this any different than jail time for holocaust denial?

  • gondorle
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 12:47pm

    I was going to ask if this is for real or not, but it's Pakistan.

    I feel for you free Pakistans.

  • farlack
    -1 points Dec 05,2017, 10:33am

    Is anybody else surprised this is in English?

  • Slenderpman
    -3 points Dec 05,2017, 11:10am

    Why is this in English if it’s a Pakistani company making an ad about laws in Pakistan that pertain to internet use in Pakistan?

    I’m not gonna just call this fake because I’m sure the country does really have rules like this, but this ad itself seems a little fishy. Does it not?

  • nullmiah
    -2 points Dec 05,2017, 11:40am

    Why is this in English?

  • The_Umpire
    -6 points Dec 05,2017, 11:25am

    I believe it. Everyone speaks English in Muslim countries and prints their paper in English.

COMMENTS

  • all4reddit
    548 points Dec 05,2017, 5:08am

    Intent to harm religious feelings......against Holy Personalities.

    Pakistan's not high on my list of places to visit, considering there's no separation of the Church and State.

  • rottenpinetree
    248 points Dec 05,2017, 6:25am

    To think that millions upon millions of people live in shitholes like that.

  • Greghole
    398 points Dec 05,2017, 5:10am

    I am going to send so much Muhammad porn to that email address!

  • Aceofspades25
    99 points Dec 05,2017, 7:57am

    I love how they start with "Exercise your right to freedom of speech and expression!!"

  • Kiroen
    152 points Dec 05,2017, 6:00am

    I like how every government and stablishment ever always uses "extremism" as "anything we don't agree with".

  • Hypersapien
    56 points Dec 05,2017, 9:31am

    Right to freedom of speech

    You keep using that phrase. I do not think it means what you think it means.

  • DoglessDyslexic
    61 points Dec 05,2017, 5:14am

    I wonder if they see the irony of banning speech about blasphemy and violence with threats of violently killing you. I'd guess probably not.

  • Camel_99
    27 points Dec 05,2017, 6:32am
  • Ummagumma
    30 points Dec 05,2017, 9:24am

    Yeah, whatever you do, no extremism. Or you'll get the death penalty, which is not at all extreme.

  • willlio
    103 points Dec 05,2017, 8:27am

    Death AND a fine! WOW! That is bad!

  • thesunmustdie
    11 points Dec 05,2017, 8:45am

    Do exercise your right of freedom and speech and expression, but do not use it to say anything other people might not agree with or we'll have you locked in a cage or murdered.

  • nowhereguy45
    33 points Dec 05,2017, 7:32am

    This paper sums up the apologists, and ideologues, I normally deal with.

    "But the laws of this authoritarian nation say they have free speech, and all these other things, therefore your attack on religion X, or Political Party Y, or Group Z are bigoted and uninformed."

  • Long_rifle
    34 points Dec 05,2017, 8:54am

    Nice to see the moderate Muslim countries exercising moderate-ness.

  • EntertainmentPolice
    10 points Dec 05,2017, 9:45am

    This is what a theocracy looks like, folks.

  • MarxTheSociopath
    8 points Dec 05,2017, 10:31am

    This is so fucking unbelievable, so casual

    "PENALTIES: Death."

  • Steelz0rr
    8 points Dec 05,2017, 9:38am

    Thank fuck i don't live in Pakistan or I would be dead. I can't help but run my mouth sometimes about shit i find laughable.

  • xRisingSunx
    7 points Dec 05,2017, 11:07am

    Classic 1984 doublespeak right here.

    "DO Exercise Your Freedom of Speech" "But Don't Forget You Can Get Prison Time for...Exercising Your Freedom of Speech"

  • MerryMortician
    7 points Dec 05,2017, 10:46am

    Please continue to use your "freedom of speech."

    you keep using those words.....

  • WaltGoddamnWhite
    29 points Dec 05,2017, 10:24am

    "Islam is a peaceful religion"

  • bdsmchs
    7 points Dec 05,2017, 9:50am

    I'm not sure they actually understand what a "right to free speech and expression" means....

  • squidgey_orange_bit
    50 points Dec 05,2017, 7:33am

    Could we have some Muslim apologists explain to us how this is fake or doesn't represent true Islam or something like that? Otherwise I might get the impression that Islam is a garbage religion.

  • Snownova
    61 points Dec 05,2017, 5:04am

    Medieval savages. Unworthy of the technological advancements bestowed on them by civilized countries.

  • vandelay714
    5 points Dec 05,2017, 9:51am

    More hate disguised as religious piety. Reprehensible!

  • beckleyt
    4 points Dec 05,2017, 10:46am

    “Freedom of speech”

  • leberama
    5 points Dec 05,2017, 11:03am

    I heard Muhammad liked to have sex with men..... I'm dead now.

  • flyguysd
    5 points Dec 05,2017, 11:16am

    Every time I see something like this I am reminded of this onion article.

  • theFriendlyDraug
    5 points Dec 05,2017, 11:34am

    I feel sorry for every ex muslim atheist living in a shithole country like that.

  • Azkeith
    5 points Dec 05,2017, 11:40am

    Utah in the very near future with politicians like Roy Moore in office and Net Neutrality gone.

  • MaxMouseOCX
    5 points Dec 05,2017, 11:40am

    freedom of speech

    ...

    death

    Lulz

  • subnero
    12 points Dec 05,2017, 10:28am

    This is what Evangelical Christian's want in the US as well. Religion, regardless of which one, is poison.

  • Rossmkelly1992
    4 points Dec 05,2017, 10:35am

    Imagine living in a god awful shithole like that.

  • shallow_ender27
    4 points Dec 05,2017, 10:41am

    "PBUH is my new favorite new abbreviation. I'm going to end all my texts and comments with that. Also, how does your dumbass religion exist alongside the internet?."

  • mixduptransistor
    4 points Dec 05,2017, 11:02am

    In the graphic it lists violence and extremism, yet none of the penal code violations listed have anything to do with preventing violence or extremism

  • the_str
    3 points Dec 05,2017, 11:15am

    Muhammad sucks. There I said it.

  • calantorntain
    4 points Dec 05,2017, 11:28am

    "Don't practice extremism" say the people willing to kill those who blaspheme.

  • Daktush
    4 points Dec 05,2017, 11:31am

    Lol crimes against the prophet and religious feelings

  • ralphvonwauwau
    8 points Dec 05,2017, 11:13am

    Before any SJW tries to claim that, "oh noess, those Islamophobes are photoshopping offensive lies!!1!", the image, in glorious full color, is available at the telco, itself. LINK

  • Obokan
    3 points Dec 05,2017, 9:03am

    And why do you think we don't have faith in beings unsupported by evidence?

  • JBHedgehog
    3 points Dec 05,2017, 10:33am

    Ok...so let me get this straight:

    • Top right corner: Blasphemy
    • Mid right: Hate Speech
    • Lower right corner: Violence
    • Bottom left corner: Extremism

    So can I watch porn on the top left part of the screen?

  • thisimpetus
    3 points Dec 05,2017, 10:54am

    *In Pakistan

    FTFY

  • showcase25
    3 points Dec 05,2017, 11:18am

    I can feel the backwardness in my non existent soul

  • Tearakan
    3 points Dec 05,2017, 11:24am

    The obligatory fuck this backwards place.

  • coffeepi
    3 points Dec 05,2017, 11:39am

    Ironic how extremism is listed up there with blasphemy in the picture

  • SashkaBeth
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 11:52am

    Lots of people saying this is fishy because it's in English - one google search will show you that the official languages of Pakistan are English and Urdu, and Urdu was only made official two years ago.

  • LeBelafonte
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 11:53am

    The Internet isn't for religious folks. Stick to the books that you all kill each other over and leave the internet to those of us that are creative enough to dream up our own imaginary friends

  • Dire87
    5 points Dec 05,2017, 10:36am

    I'm just confused why a Pakistani newspaper is in English?! 0o

  • Reygle
    5 points Dec 05,2017, 11:32am

    I'm from the United States.

    Mohammed liked big boy sausage DEEP in his back-end passage.
    The "Holy" Quran is excellent toilet paper.
    People who are offended by the first two are weaklings.

  • faithle55
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 9:49am

    Bit of a giveaway that the ad mentions hate speech, extremism, and violence but the only legislation mentioned is about 'blasphemy'.

    Tipped us off to your priorities, there, guys.

  • kekmememaster420
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 10:27am

    Man this makes me mad. Not surprised but mad!

  • S4ngin
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 11:04am

    I will never be stupid enough to try and visit a country like this.

  • peatoire
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 11:05am

    I like the fact they threw in a fine with life imprisonment.

  • BoltActionPiano
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 11:15am

    Yeah. Don't go on the internet, there is extremism and we can't have that.

  • MethmaticalPhysics
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 11:23am

    Sure you can say anything you want... as long as it’s government approved, but don’t worry it’s still free speech.

  • autismchild
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 11:39am

    Death and a fine that’s ridiculous

  • areyousrslol
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 11:45am

    And they want these to be universal, with extradition, if they get their way in the UN

  • bonescrusher
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 11:48am

    No sane person would visit these countries anyway

  • njninja
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 11:50am

    Its funny how they feel the need to mention PBUH even on print. Its so funny, its sad.

  • Electroniclog
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 11:51am

    I'm trying to think of a sentence that would commit all these offenses simultaneously...any help reddit?

  • doctor_cynical
    2 points Dec 05,2017, 11:18am

    Pakistan was, is and always will be the shittiest country in the universe

  • Talexis
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 11:49am

    Lol fuck Islam right in the goat ass

  • Nintendobandit
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 9:49am

    Good grief. 😨

  • OptimusUnprime
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 11:40am

    death+fine=no bueno

  • richloz93
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 11:58am

    Is there a way I can just spam the ever-loving hell out of Pakistani social networks from the US? Is this a simple feat or is a little complicated?

  • ranasrule
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 12:44pm

    How is this any different than jail time for holocaust denial?

  • gondorle
    1 points Dec 05,2017, 12:47pm

    I was going to ask if this is for real or not, but it's Pakistan.

    I feel for you free Pakistans.

  • farlack
    -1 points Dec 05,2017, 10:33am

    Is anybody else surprised this is in English?

  • Slenderpman
    -3 points Dec 05,2017, 11:10am

    Why is this in English if it’s a Pakistani company making an ad about laws in Pakistan that pertain to internet use in Pakistan?

    I’m not gonna just call this fake because I’m sure the country does really have rules like this, but this ad itself seems a little fishy. Does it not?

  • nullmiah
    -2 points Dec 05,2017, 11:40am

    Why is this in English?

  • The_Umpire
    -6 points Dec 05,2017, 11:25am

    I believe it. Everyone speaks English in Muslim countries and prints their paper in English.

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States that ban Atheists from holding public office.

atheism

COMMENTS

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  • DoctorPrower
    2006 points Apr 11,2017, 5:42pm

    Just the mere fact that there are states that would ban atheists from office, regardless of If they follow through on it, goes to show what a disturbingly strong effect religion had on the U.S.

  • compactdigital1
    479 points Apr 11,2017, 5:01pm

    There can't be liberty and justice for all if it's one nation under god.

  • DunBeSorry
    124 points Apr 11,2017, 4:40pm

    For the red states, do they ban only atheists or anyone that is not a Christian? Like what if you believe in the gods of the Greek mythology?

  • mephistopheleez
    50 points Apr 11,2017, 5:59pm

    I'm surprised to see Maryland and Pennsylvania mixed in there.

  • Rumtin
    42 points Apr 11,2017, 5:09pm

    These laws would never be upheld in a court of law as they are unconstitutional.

  • mfb-
    244 points Apr 11,2017, 3:39pm
    • That ban cannot be enforced anywhere because federal law supersedes it.
    • The legend for the green states does not have a suitable phrasing for an infographic.
  • OldWolf2642
    21 points Apr 11,2017, 3:43pm

    This again....

    I'm off to pee in a policemans helmet.

  • Karnivoris
    5 points Apr 11,2017, 6:18pm

    It's in the original state constitutions, which has numerous dubious stipulations, and no one actually cares about any of them.

  • JarekBloodDragon
    34 points Apr 11,2017, 5:58pm

    lol, athiests frowned upon in Oregon, Washington, and California? You kidding? It's frowned upon to have religious officials up here.

  • vigo810
    15 points Apr 11,2017, 6:24pm

    None of these laws mean anything. They are unenforceable.

    You can feel free to be angry that States ever did this.... that they haven't removed the wording from their old laws...

    But stop pretending there is any ban.

  • dictionaryqwerty
    8 points Apr 11,2017, 7:20pm

    this cheap map looks like it was made by a 14 year old, particularly with the whiny text for the green states, these old laws are unenforceable, might as well whine about the ban on donut holes being sold and barbers being not allowed to eat onions - all laws, look it up. whoever made this map or is 'outraged' by this nonsense is the definition of immature

  • wtfisthat
    19 points Apr 11,2017, 5:43pm

    Land of the free, amirite?

  • Thunder_god1987
    7 points Apr 11,2017, 6:14pm

    Fixing that title:

    States with unconstitutional laws that ban Atheists from holding public office.

  • panonarian
    10 points Apr 11,2017, 5:57pm

    Everyone wants to be oppressed.

  • someguydave
    8 points Apr 11,2017, 6:19pm

    Source?

  • icebrotha
    6 points Apr 11,2017, 7:06pm

    These are old laws though guys, come on now.

  • lostmissive
    3 points Apr 11,2017, 6:24pm

    Is it just me or does the fact that the map is a rough outline of states as opposed to an actual map bother you? It makes Texas look bent among other weird things.

  • BuccaneerRex
    7 points Apr 11,2017, 4:06pm

    Google Torcaso v Watkins.

  • Dirtydeedsinc
    7 points Apr 11,2017, 3:27pm

    *Illegally and unconstitutionally.

  • ShaveIceBaby
    10 points Apr 11,2017, 6:33pm

    I call total bullshit on the "frowned upon"

    I'm all for facts but let's keep the fake extra bullshit to a minimum

  • effthatNonsense
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 6:40pm

    You can't represent retards who believe in magic if you don't believe in magic too.

  • KingKongBrandy
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 7:41pm

    There's no state that bans an atheist from holding public office as that would be unconstitutional. Even if there is a law about that, it would be null and void

  • Dragonis07
    6 points Apr 11,2017, 8:10pm

    Wtf? Is this legit? If it is then what's wrong with America?

  • CassandraRaine
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 6:19pm

    It should be the opposite.

    Religious people can not be trusted to act in the best interests of the state because they hold their religion and god as more important than the state.

    This treason is very clear in many policy decisions.

  • nobodybutsomeone
    3 points Apr 11,2017, 6:22pm

    I live in Tennessee. As an atheist this deeply saddens me.

  • PsychoticSoul
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 6:29pm

    Texas and SC are not surprising..... but Maryland????

  • Crishroc
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 7:21pm

    As a Scandinavian atheist this is pretty much unbelievable to me. Is there actually a law that says you have to believe in a god to hold office? Just can't believe it.

    Edit: u/charonn0 provided some context which I hope are just fucking bullshit, but then again I wouldn't be surprised.

  • orange_draaank
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 8:00pm

    Ah, yes, good old pennsyltucky. I hate the people here so much :')

  • AnArzonist
    3 points Apr 11,2017, 7:22pm

    States where atheists holding public office are merely frowned upon.

    Whelp, there goes your credibility...

    Edit: Because the mods locked the thread I'll have to respond in edits, sorry.

    /u/oboist73, I can't name ten politicians period – atheist or otherwise. It might surprise folks, but the vast majority don't maintain a knowledge or interest in things they can't control. I have no influence on politicians, so I don't bother with them. One could make this an argument about whether or not anyone has any influence over politicians, but unless you have a lot of money I think most people recognize anything argument other than no, you don't is subject to certain unpleasant realities.

  • marisam7
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 7:36pm

    This is literally the third time in less than a week that I have been cleaning up my desktop by deleting saved images but wanted to keep a record of the image so I upload it to reddit only for it to somehow make it to /r/all and then for people to start sending me angry PMs.

  • Labinto
    5 points Apr 11,2017, 6:59pm

    Why is this post a thing? All they would need to do is lie. Just like every other politician on the face of the earth.

  • DigitaLegend
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 7:17pm

    Stop whining, you pussies.

  • coolplate
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 6:06pm

    Also doubles as a map of the most backwards- ass states

  • StockmanBaxter
    5 points Apr 11,2017, 4:28pm

    Whole us where it basically is impossible to win even if it is legal.

  • bogidyboy
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 7:00pm

    This is not a very high quality post, I gotta say

  • emmanueldjibouti
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 8:04pm

    I'm so bored of retard USA

  • H0b5t3r
    0 points Apr 11,2017, 7:42pm

    TIL if you call all religious people idiots you are less likely to be elected to public office.

  • FooxFoot
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 6:53pm

    Is this a case where old laws look really bad but they're not really enforcing or is this actively keeping people out of office?

  • sleepingonstones
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 7:13pm

    Low-poly states

  • sidneyl
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 7:13pm

    How is this legal? How is not 100% Unconstitutionnal?

    Like, if a business does that it's okay, in America's rulebook, but not the state, right? As a european I truly can't even fathom this bullshit. I'm mostly checking that this is true. It's fucking incredible.

    "Seperation between church and state". Lmao

  • haXona
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 7:26pm

    Land of the free, wooooo! If you are religious of course, duh what did you think!?

  • vader557
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 7:33pm

    The North Carolina constitution states that atheists can't hold office.Article 6 Section 8: "The following persons shall be disqualified for office:First, any person who shall deny the being of Almighty God."

  • Chick-inn
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 7:35pm

    As a religious person:

    What the fuck is this bullshit?

    We don't have to put up with this in Canada, religion is seperated from the government and honestly it annoys me so much this hasn't happened in america.

    Side note: You know how conservatives in america are constantly associated with Christianity? Well conservatives in Canada are completely seperate from all kinds of religion. They're not necessarily atheists; they just seperate religion from politics.

    The US is fucked up, man

  • secular_logic
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 7:55pm

    Aron Ra, an atheist activist, is running for office in Texas come 2018. There's no way he'll win but I'd be interested to see what his opponents would say if he got close.

  • thenilboghammer
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 7:55pm

    I'm an atheist holding public office in Texas. But I can't tell anyone because it would have severe consequences on my business. It's a small town and I'm on the city council. I didn't realize I was breaking a law. Lol

  • wesleyaaron
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 7:57pm

    It's unenforceable. Just outdated laws. There are many strange laws on the books in certain states that are never enforced. Yeah it's dumb, but you can in fact still be elected to public office in these states and be an atheist. Also, there's no way to "know" someone is an atheist anyway.

  • GateauBaker
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 8:03pm

    The green area has a very low standard of what constitutes "frowning."

  • 360_face_palm
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 8:04pm

    Surely this is illegal in the US?

  • melodiousmeow
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 6:52pm

    This is stupid. Not believing in a god should not impact someone running for office.

  • igetreallybored
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 7:08pm

    TIL. Thank you for sharing i had no idea these states did that.

  • Benanov
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 6:06pm

    Pennsylvania

    False.

    The constitution says that people with "belief in God" have an additional protection or two against removal from office, not that without it one can't serve.

  • setxfisher
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 6:40pm

    Is this True? how am I just now hearing about this..

  • deleted
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 7:21pm

    [removed]

  • Ecco135
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 7:22pm

    God Bless my South Carolina

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  • DoctorPrower
    2006 points Apr 11,2017, 5:42pm

    Just the mere fact that there are states that would ban atheists from office, regardless of If they follow through on it, goes to show what a disturbingly strong effect religion had on the U.S.

  • compactdigital1
    479 points Apr 11,2017, 5:01pm

    There can't be liberty and justice for all if it's one nation under god.

  • Anurse1701
    2144 points Apr 11,2017, 3:08pm

    Federal law supercedes state law, which means atheists can hold office anywhere in the US. This is not a problem.

  • DunBeSorry
    124 points Apr 11,2017, 4:40pm

    For the red states, do they ban only atheists or anyone that is not a Christian? Like what if you believe in the gods of the Greek mythology?

  • mephistopheleez
    50 points Apr 11,2017, 5:59pm

    I'm surprised to see Maryland and Pennsylvania mixed in there.

  • Rumtin
    42 points Apr 11,2017, 5:09pm

    These laws would never be upheld in a court of law as they are unconstitutional.

  • mfb-
    244 points Apr 11,2017, 3:39pm
    • That ban cannot be enforced anywhere because federal law supersedes it.
    • The legend for the green states does not have a suitable phrasing for an infographic.
  • OldWolf2642
    21 points Apr 11,2017, 3:43pm

    This again....

    I'm off to pee in a policemans helmet.

  • Karnivoris
    5 points Apr 11,2017, 6:18pm

    It's in the original state constitutions, which has numerous dubious stipulations, and no one actually cares about any of them.

  • JarekBloodDragon
    34 points Apr 11,2017, 5:58pm

    lol, athiests frowned upon in Oregon, Washington, and California? You kidding? It's frowned upon to have religious officials up here.

  • vigo810
    15 points Apr 11,2017, 6:24pm

    None of these laws mean anything. They are unenforceable.

    You can feel free to be angry that States ever did this.... that they haven't removed the wording from their old laws...

    But stop pretending there is any ban.

  • dictionaryqwerty
    8 points Apr 11,2017, 7:20pm

    this cheap map looks like it was made by a 14 year old, particularly with the whiny text for the green states, these old laws are unenforceable, might as well whine about the ban on donut holes being sold and barbers being not allowed to eat onions - all laws, look it up. whoever made this map or is 'outraged' by this nonsense is the definition of immature

  • wtfisthat
    19 points Apr 11,2017, 5:43pm

    Land of the free, amirite?

  • Thunder_god1987
    7 points Apr 11,2017, 6:14pm

    Fixing that title:

    States with unconstitutional laws that ban Atheists from holding public office.

  • panonarian
    10 points Apr 11,2017, 5:57pm

    Everyone wants to be oppressed.

  • someguydave
    8 points Apr 11,2017, 6:19pm

    Source?

  • icebrotha
    6 points Apr 11,2017, 7:06pm

    These are old laws though guys, come on now.

  • lostmissive
    3 points Apr 11,2017, 6:24pm

    Is it just me or does the fact that the map is a rough outline of states as opposed to an actual map bother you? It makes Texas look bent among other weird things.

  • BuccaneerRex
    7 points Apr 11,2017, 4:06pm

    Google Torcaso v Watkins.

  • Dirtydeedsinc
    7 points Apr 11,2017, 3:27pm

    *Illegally and unconstitutionally.

  • ShaveIceBaby
    10 points Apr 11,2017, 6:33pm

    I call total bullshit on the "frowned upon"

    I'm all for facts but let's keep the fake extra bullshit to a minimum

  • effthatNonsense
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 6:40pm

    You can't represent retards who believe in magic if you don't believe in magic too.

  • KingKongBrandy
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 7:41pm

    There's no state that bans an atheist from holding public office as that would be unconstitutional. Even if there is a law about that, it would be null and void

  • Dragonis07
    6 points Apr 11,2017, 8:10pm

    Wtf? Is this legit? If it is then what's wrong with America?

  • CassandraRaine
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 6:19pm

    It should be the opposite.

    Religious people can not be trusted to act in the best interests of the state because they hold their religion and god as more important than the state.

    This treason is very clear in many policy decisions.

  • nobodybutsomeone
    3 points Apr 11,2017, 6:22pm

    I live in Tennessee. As an atheist this deeply saddens me.

  • PsychoticSoul
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 6:29pm

    Texas and SC are not surprising..... but Maryland????

  • Crishroc
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 7:21pm

    As a Scandinavian atheist this is pretty much unbelievable to me. Is there actually a law that says you have to believe in a god to hold office? Just can't believe it.

    Edit: u/charonn0 provided some context which I hope are just fucking bullshit, but then again I wouldn't be surprised.

  • orange_draaank
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 8:00pm

    Ah, yes, good old pennsyltucky. I hate the people here so much :')

  • AnArzonist
    3 points Apr 11,2017, 7:22pm

    States where atheists holding public office are merely frowned upon.

    Whelp, there goes your credibility...

    Edit: Because the mods locked the thread I'll have to respond in edits, sorry.

    /u/oboist73, I can't name ten politicians period – atheist or otherwise. It might surprise folks, but the vast majority don't maintain a knowledge or interest in things they can't control. I have no influence on politicians, so I don't bother with them. One could make this an argument about whether or not anyone has any influence over politicians, but unless you have a lot of money I think most people recognize anything argument other than no, you don't is subject to certain unpleasant realities.

  • marisam7
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 7:36pm

    This is literally the third time in less than a week that I have been cleaning up my desktop by deleting saved images but wanted to keep a record of the image so I upload it to reddit only for it to somehow make it to /r/all and then for people to start sending me angry PMs.

  • Labinto
    5 points Apr 11,2017, 6:59pm

    Why is this post a thing? All they would need to do is lie. Just like every other politician on the face of the earth.

  • DigitaLegend
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 7:17pm

    Stop whining, you pussies.

  • coolplate
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 6:06pm

    Also doubles as a map of the most backwards- ass states

  • StockmanBaxter
    5 points Apr 11,2017, 4:28pm

    Whole us where it basically is impossible to win even if it is legal.

  • bogidyboy
    4 points Apr 11,2017, 7:00pm

    This is not a very high quality post, I gotta say

  • emmanueldjibouti
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 8:04pm

    I'm so bored of retard USA

  • H0b5t3r
    0 points Apr 11,2017, 7:42pm

    TIL if you call all religious people idiots you are less likely to be elected to public office.

  • FooxFoot
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 6:53pm

    Is this a case where old laws look really bad but they're not really enforcing or is this actively keeping people out of office?

  • sleepingonstones
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 7:13pm

    Low-poly states

  • sidneyl
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 7:13pm

    How is this legal? How is not 100% Unconstitutionnal?

    Like, if a business does that it's okay, in America's rulebook, but not the state, right? As a european I truly can't even fathom this bullshit. I'm mostly checking that this is true. It's fucking incredible.

    "Seperation between church and state". Lmao

  • haXona
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 7:26pm

    Land of the free, wooooo! If you are religious of course, duh what did you think!?

  • vader557
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 7:33pm

    The North Carolina constitution states that atheists can't hold office.Article 6 Section 8: "The following persons shall be disqualified for office:First, any person who shall deny the being of Almighty God."

  • Chick-inn
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 7:35pm

    As a religious person:

    What the fuck is this bullshit?

    We don't have to put up with this in Canada, religion is seperated from the government and honestly it annoys me so much this hasn't happened in america.

    Side note: You know how conservatives in america are constantly associated with Christianity? Well conservatives in Canada are completely seperate from all kinds of religion. They're not necessarily atheists; they just seperate religion from politics.

    The US is fucked up, man

  • secular_logic
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 7:55pm

    Aron Ra, an atheist activist, is running for office in Texas come 2018. There's no way he'll win but I'd be interested to see what his opponents would say if he got close.

  • thenilboghammer
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 7:55pm

    I'm an atheist holding public office in Texas. But I can't tell anyone because it would have severe consequences on my business. It's a small town and I'm on the city council. I didn't realize I was breaking a law. Lol

  • wesleyaaron
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 7:57pm

    It's unenforceable. Just outdated laws. There are many strange laws on the books in certain states that are never enforced. Yeah it's dumb, but you can in fact still be elected to public office in these states and be an atheist. Also, there's no way to "know" someone is an atheist anyway.

  • GateauBaker
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 8:03pm

    The green area has a very low standard of what constitutes "frowning."

  • 360_face_palm
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 8:04pm

    Surely this is illegal in the US?

  • melodiousmeow
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 6:52pm

    This is stupid. Not believing in a god should not impact someone running for office.

  • igetreallybored
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 7:08pm

    TIL. Thank you for sharing i had no idea these states did that.

  • Benanov
    2 points Apr 11,2017, 6:06pm

    Pennsylvania

    False.

    The constitution says that people with "belief in God" have an additional protection or two against removal from office, not that without it one can't serve.

  • setxfisher
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 6:40pm

    Is this True? how am I just now hearing about this..

  • deleted
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 7:21pm

    [removed]

  • Ecco135
    1 points Apr 11,2017, 7:22pm

    God Bless my South Carolina

● ● ●

History of Religion by Paul Kinsella

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COMMENTS

  • Dirtydeedsinc
    51 points Apr 08,2017, 4:52pm

    I love this. I've decided to worship it.

  • dudleydidwrong
    34 points Apr 08,2017, 4:26pm

    Apparently it took me 57 years to grow up. But at least I made it.

  • Qu33ph
    10 points Apr 08,2017, 5:38pm

    Imagine what a theologian would have to say about this. This should go on shirts!

  • MJMurcott
    1 points Apr 08,2017, 5:09pm

    History of faith and religion - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvQCKhTowT4

  • Ubaralook
    1 points Apr 08,2017, 5:10pm

    Well, I guess this is growing up!

  • kegfullofshit
    1 points Apr 08,2017, 8:27pm

    <3

  • Malicteal
    1 points Apr 08,2017, 8:40pm

    Fantastic.

  • theparrotofdoom
    1 points Apr 08,2017, 9:55pm

    Monty python said this best in life of Brian.

  • mfb-
    1 points Apr 08,2017, 5:22pm

    The last transition is quite slow.

  • WheelyBob
    1 points Apr 08,2017, 9:41pm

    Why the hell would it not end with an astronaut or satellite and something like, "Us going beyond the sky"

  • SomeOneWithHands
    -3 points Apr 08,2017, 6:18pm

    How reductive

  • qemist
    -1 points Apr 08,2017, 9:19pm

    Cute but I don't think that is an entirely accurate account of the origins of religion. See Hunter-Gatherers and the Origins of Religion

    Here we reconstruct the evolution of religious beliefs and behaviors in early modern humans using a global sample of hunter-gatherers and seven traits describing hunter-gatherer religiosity: animism, belief in an afterlife, shamanism, ancestor worship, high gods, and worship of ancestors or high gods who are active in human affairs. We reconstruct ancestral character states using a time-calibrated supertree based on published phylogenetic trees and linguistic classification and then test for correlated evolution between the characters and for the direction of cultural change. Results indicate that the oldest trait of religion, present in the most recent common ancestor of present-day hunter-gatherers, was animism, in agreement with long-standing beliefs about the fundamental role of this trait. Belief in an afterlife emerged, followed by shamanism and ancestor worship. Ancestor spirits or high gods who are active in human affairs were absent in early humans, suggesting a deep history for the egalitarian nature of hunter-gatherer societies. There is a significant positive relationship between most characters investigated, but the trait "high gods" stands apart, suggesting that belief in a single creator deity can emerge in a society regardless of other aspects of its religion.

    I agree that belief in magic belongs to the childhood of mankind.

COMMENTS

  • Dirtydeedsinc
    51 points Apr 08,2017, 4:52pm

    I love this. I've decided to worship it.

  • dudleydidwrong
    34 points Apr 08,2017, 4:26pm

    Apparently it took me 57 years to grow up. But at least I made it.

  • Qu33ph
    10 points Apr 08,2017, 5:38pm

    Imagine what a theologian would have to say about this. This should go on shirts!

  • b1tbucket
    11 points Apr 08,2017, 5:26pm

    That's funny. Paul Kinsella is my brother-in-law.

  • MJMurcott
    1 points Apr 08,2017, 5:09pm

    History of faith and religion - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvQCKhTowT4

  • Ubaralook
    1 points Apr 08,2017, 5:10pm

    Well, I guess this is growing up!

  • kegfullofshit
    1 points Apr 08,2017, 8:27pm

    <3

  • Malicteal
    1 points Apr 08,2017, 8:40pm

    Fantastic.

  • theparrotofdoom
    1 points Apr 08,2017, 9:55pm

    Monty python said this best in life of Brian.

  • mfb-
    1 points Apr 08,2017, 5:22pm

    The last transition is quite slow.

  • WheelyBob
    1 points Apr 08,2017, 9:41pm

    Why the hell would it not end with an astronaut or satellite and something like, "Us going beyond the sky"

  • SomeOneWithHands
    -3 points Apr 08,2017, 6:18pm

    How reductive

  • qemist
    -1 points Apr 08,2017, 9:19pm

    Cute but I don't think that is an entirely accurate account of the origins of religion. See Hunter-Gatherers and the Origins of Religion

    Here we reconstruct the evolution of religious beliefs and behaviors in early modern humans using a global sample of hunter-gatherers and seven traits describing hunter-gatherer religiosity: animism, belief in an afterlife, shamanism, ancestor worship, high gods, and worship of ancestors or high gods who are active in human affairs. We reconstruct ancestral character states using a time-calibrated supertree based on published phylogenetic trees and linguistic classification and then test for correlated evolution between the characters and for the direction of cultural change. Results indicate that the oldest trait of religion, present in the most recent common ancestor of present-day hunter-gatherers, was animism, in agreement with long-standing beliefs about the fundamental role of this trait. Belief in an afterlife emerged, followed by shamanism and ancestor worship. Ancestor spirits or high gods who are active in human affairs were absent in early humans, suggesting a deep history for the egalitarian nature of hunter-gatherer societies. There is a significant positive relationship between most characters investigated, but the trait "high gods" stands apart, suggesting that belief in a single creator deity can emerge in a society regardless of other aspects of its religion.

    I agree that belief in magic belongs to the childhood of mankind.

● ● ●

He is Risen at Best Buy.

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COMMENTS

  • Dyolf_Knip
    15 points Apr 03,2017, 3:52pm

    Well that's awfully nice of them, to put all the stuff you'll want to walk past in this one display.

  • yellowHastur
    7 points Apr 03,2017, 3:39pm

    How is "Passion" a family friendly movie?

  • xProperlyBakedx
    8 points Apr 03,2017, 3:42pm

    The Sandlot? Did I miss something?

  • geophagus
    4 points Apr 03,2017, 2:46pm

    Everyone as long as you are Christian...

  • CharmingTim
    4 points Apr 03,2017, 4:22pm

    The power of advertising is so great that it literally does not matter what you advertise, some dumb bastard will buy it just because you're advertising it.

  • berserkr1979
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 7:20pm

    DUDE! The Princess Bride and The Sandlot! SCORE!

  • Rob_Walker
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 8:18pm

    I remember seeing "The Sandlot" as a child. That movie really strengthened my faith in Jesus Christ. I don't understand why people are so confused!

  • gets_that_reference_
    1 points Apr 03,2017, 6:13pm

    Yes, as John 4:20 said "Heroes get remembered, legends never die."

  • CarCarpetCity
    1 points Apr 03,2017, 6:36pm

    If I saw one of these I'd immediately have to fill it up with zombie DVDs.

COMMENTS

  • Dyolf_Knip
    15 points Apr 03,2017, 3:52pm

    Well that's awfully nice of them, to put all the stuff you'll want to walk past in this one display.

  • yellowHastur
    7 points Apr 03,2017, 3:39pm

    How is "Passion" a family friendly movie?

  • xProperlyBakedx
    8 points Apr 03,2017, 3:42pm

    The Sandlot? Did I miss something?

  • spacemoose1
    5 points Apr 03,2017, 3:36pm

    On the positive side, looks like God Awful Movies still has a lot more material left to go through.

  • geophagus
    4 points Apr 03,2017, 2:46pm

    Everyone as long as you are Christian...

  • CharmingTim
    4 points Apr 03,2017, 4:22pm

    The power of advertising is so great that it literally does not matter what you advertise, some dumb bastard will buy it just because you're advertising it.

  • berserkr1979
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 7:20pm

    DUDE! The Princess Bride and The Sandlot! SCORE!

  • Rob_Walker
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 8:18pm

    I remember seeing "The Sandlot" as a child. That movie really strengthened my faith in Jesus Christ. I don't understand why people are so confused!

  • gets_that_reference_
    1 points Apr 03,2017, 6:13pm

    Yes, as John 4:20 said "Heroes get remembered, legends never die."

  • CarCarpetCity
    1 points Apr 03,2017, 6:36pm

    If I saw one of these I'd immediately have to fill it up with zombie DVDs.

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My buddy's cover-up ink. I'd say it's a decent step up.

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  • lloz
    684 points Apr 03,2017, 1:13pm

    I know a nice old lady who could've given a more simple solution, something like this:

    http://i.imgur.com/arXA2K0.jpg

  • slid3r
    1335 points Apr 03,2017, 11:48am

    Um, yeah. That looks ... great.

  • devotchko
    627 points Apr 03,2017, 12:01pm

    Sorry, but it looks like a colossal log floating in space, crashing against a nebula...

  • bluEyedillusion
    103 points Apr 03,2017, 1:44pm

    First pic: Mac, season 1

    Second pic: Mac, season 12

  • zZ_Mr_Hanky_Zz
    130 points Apr 03,2017, 1:53pm

    My eyes hurt

  • jhew86
    87 points Apr 03,2017, 12:36pm

    I would have just zombified the Jesus face. Easy fix and way cheaper.

  • PartyOfZero
    79 points Apr 03,2017, 3:27pm

    It's actually remarkable how bad this looks.

  • JamesCMarshall
    38 points Apr 03,2017, 2:57pm

    He should have covered the other tattoo, at least Jesus was nicely done, the other thing I don't even know what the hell it is

  • oneeyedziggy
    66 points Apr 03,2017, 11:44am

    would have been so easy to just make him a zombie ( well... y'know... a regular zombie )

  • piloswine2
    184 points Apr 03,2017, 1:53pm

    Why not cover up the whole thing?!

    That whatever the hell on the left looks like shit.

  • blueXcat
    88 points Apr 03,2017, 2:29pm

    I'm just starting to practice tattoo, and I was an apprentice a while...

    Man, the tattoo artist shouldn't touch a needle. He doesn't know at all how to shade. That's horrible. They just seem to pass very fast instead of making different shades of ink

  • Toxifrost
    122 points Apr 03,2017, 2:36pm

    Dude that looks awful. Could've had something much smaller done over the face instead of covering his chest in that mess

  • thisonetimeonreddit
    26 points Apr 03,2017, 1:44pm

    I see two giant space nipples touching.

  • ITzNybble
    338 points Apr 03,2017, 12:25pm

    Not trying to start anything but it could be viewed as ironic that God(Jesus) is behind the universe.....aaannnd I'm out! lol

  • cellarmonkey
    92 points Apr 03,2017, 1:40pm

    yikes.

  • davidkappelt
    20 points Apr 03,2017, 3:13pm

    What in the hell is the thing on the left? And oh yeah, this tattoo looks like shit.

  • redrhino606
    18 points Apr 03,2017, 3:27pm

    The Jesus price is a better tattoo visually.

  • dub-squared
    47 points Apr 03,2017, 3:41pm

    Not really. I'll be sending it to r/badtattoos

  • CelestialHorizon
    17 points Apr 03,2017, 3:09pm

    I understand this is r/atheism but I think there is no shame in where you came from. We all found faith or non-faith one way or another and there is no need to be ashamed of the past.

  • SamuraiGalactus
    117 points Apr 03,2017, 2:30pm

    I'm gonna be honest, both are horrible, the jesus was at least well drawn, now he's got black and colored splotches all over his chest, good luck covering that one up lol, also nice hairy nips.

  • MrMcSpanky94
    35 points Apr 03,2017, 2:53pm

    Boy is this guy gonna regret this ugly ass thing...

  • SnakeFooley
    40 points Apr 03,2017, 2:00pm

    That Nebula looks a little...."jizzy"

  • Turandot
    11 points Apr 03,2017, 2:03pm

    Tattoo of a tin can causing the Big Bang. What a hot mess.

  • davidkappelt
    11 points Apr 03,2017, 3:15pm

    What in the hell is the thing on the left? And oh yeah, this tattoo looks like shit.

  • Bloody_hood
    9 points Apr 03,2017, 4:30pm

    Hey dudes, what about just keeping the tats, and saying "yeah this is from when I was religious and it meant a lot to me. Now it's a reminder to keep in the love/hope/kindness/whatever groove, even though I'm no longer a true believer in the religious aspect of it"

  • fuckreligions
    13 points Apr 03,2017, 3:19pm

    I don't even know what I'm looking at? I think it looks kinda bad anyways, sorry :(

  • toddling_cadaver
    7 points Apr 03,2017, 2:01pm

    Hey! You are not going to let Jesus watch you fuck anymore? Have a heart, man.

  • Fatallis
    7 points Apr 03,2017, 3:46pm

    I see a soup can in space. Space soup. Love it.

  • 666lucifer
    8 points Apr 03,2017, 3:53pm

    Well. You certainly can't see the Jesus anymore, that's for sure.

  • stormin217
    8 points Apr 03,2017, 5:34pm

    Hey there, sorry to be a buzzkill but coming from a tattooer's technical standpoint, this is not a good cover-up. As a design it is a mess, illegible, seems rushed together and could have been done far better while even using the same subject matter. I would advise your friend to find another tattooer when getting their next.

  • JONxJITSU
    26 points Apr 03,2017, 2:02pm

    Why does Jesus always look so sad, as if someone just ate his last Rice Crispy square.

  • Vawnn
    35 points Apr 03,2017, 12:13pm

    Great improvement on the source material, the direction could be better though.

  • lectric_scroll
    33 points Apr 03,2017, 2:09pm

    So happy I never got a tattoo... Nothing to regret!

  • Goodgardo
    6 points Apr 03,2017, 2:27pm

    What would you title this masterpiece from this fellow?

  • Hellstar-Remina
    6 points Apr 03,2017, 4:26pm

    Wow. Am atheist, but he shouldn't have fucking done that to his chest.

  • twindog
    15 points Apr 03,2017, 3:15pm

    Jesus was the only quality tat among them

  • Pulp_Ficti0n
    15 points Apr 03,2017, 4:30pm

    For the first time in my life, I choose religion over science.

  • DrRetardo_
    13 points Apr 03,2017, 3:43pm

    Rofl... wtf was this dude thinking?

  • mtg1222
    10 points Apr 03,2017, 2:54pm

    "someone handing a huge duracell D battery to a star"

    "someone wearing a gas mask getting shot in the back of the head"

  • Ken_Piffy_Jr
    5 points Apr 03,2017, 3:36pm

    Turrible.

    *Charles Barkley voice

  • theanomaly904
    6 points Apr 03,2017, 3:44pm

    Shitty

  • Nadia_ruby
    4 points Apr 03,2017, 4:50pm

    Jesus was better tbh

  • Jennrrrs
    6 points Apr 03,2017, 5:29pm

    It looks like my living room wall after my 2 year old found the sharpies.

  • Daybreak74
    12 points Apr 03,2017, 1:02pm

    Oh the irony that is a religious tattoo in the first place.

    Though getting a tattoo really helped me reveal exactly what my hypocrite my religious nutbag mother is.

  • iwasinthepool
    4 points Apr 03,2017, 1:46pm

    Never get a lover's name tattooed on you. You never know how long they will stick around.

  • GETURHANDOFFMYPENIS
    4 points Apr 03,2017, 4:29pm

    Removal would have been a better option.

  • Autarch_Kade
    4 points Apr 03,2017, 6:08pm

    Can't wait to see what they do to cover that up

  • Eightfolded
    10 points Apr 03,2017, 4:36pm

    Looks like vomit

  • McFeely_Smackup
    9 points Apr 03,2017, 2:47pm

    that is a hell of a mess.

  • MelGibsonDerp
    8 points Apr 03,2017, 2:59pm

    If your friend likes it then good for him and I'm glad he likes it but holy shit this is one of the worst tattoo jobs I have ever seen, cover up or just a standard tattoo.

  • robinkak
    4 points Apr 03,2017, 1:24pm

    (:"/)

  • llevar
    8 points Apr 03,2017, 2:58pm

    Jesus' cosmic butthole.

  • unclethulk
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 3:07pm

    How'd they manage to fit all that space stuff under that tiny Jebus head?

  • shizenmeister
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 3:43pm

    I get it....the meaning behind the universe is Jesus.

  • RoboTroy
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 3:54pm

    "Samsara Wellness Center: Transformational yoga, healing massage and empowering tattoos"Your buddy has terrible judgement on all kinds of levels.

  • nysecret
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 4:08pm

    As cool as it is to realize religion is a joke and the big bang created the universe that first tattoo was actually pretty nice work, and jesus christ (semi-pun intended) is that second tattoo ugly. But then you got that shit on the other side of his chest and you realize some people just got shitty ink. bummer.

  • MrSpringBreak
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 4:11pm

    Got the wrong thing covered up by space jizz

  • ExtreemWeenie
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 4:19pm

    oh man...

  • deannakov
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 5:01pm

    I remember after i got away from christianity i was embarrassed driving around with the stupid fish emblem on my car. Can't imagine what having the tattoo would be like

  • gr33ngiant
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 5:30pm

    I mean.. he could've done some filled with rich color and planets and just beautiful space... that's a giant black blob with a sun on his shoulder. I'd be pissed at my artist.

  • traws06
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 5:33pm

    There are tattoo removal treatments....

  • WengFu
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 5:52pm

    Especially as Christians aren't supposed to get tattoos per their Sacred Book of Holy Law.

  • CrackahJackk
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 6:01pm

    Kinda looks like he got a variety of serious skin conditions ranging from gangrene to third degree burns.

  • Thisguyme
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 6:39pm

    This is definitely the scorched earth method of ink cover up

  • Wobble_d_Wobble_d
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 7:47pm

    Wow. That tattoo is fucking horrible! I'm just blown away by how shitty it is. The center of his chest looks like 2 different colored ass cheeks. You can see the anus in the middle!Wow.....just....wow.

    I bet OP did not expect so many people to shit on his friend's tattoo.

  • improbable_humanoid
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 7:56pm

    That was actually a pretty good-looking Jesus tattoo. The nebula looks terrible. The bullshit symbol is even worse.

  • Fish_taco27
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 7:57pm

    Oh

  • LostInTheAttic
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 8:00pm

    Strait up ugly

  • cgcallahan0
    6 points Apr 03,2017, 2:40pm

    Omg call it divine intervention but I believe I see Jesus Christ if I keep my eyes unfocused in that bottom picture

  • BillBarilko5
    7 points Apr 03,2017, 4:24pm

    Subject matter aside...that looks like shit

  • theunderhillaccount
    7 points Apr 03,2017, 2:03pm

    Jesus, tattoos look just terrible. Oh, wait, I meant Jesus tattoos look just terrible.

  • admile3
    7 points Apr 03,2017, 3:30pm

    Maybe I'm cynical, but that doesn't even look like a tattoo, but body paint. Doesn't no one else seem to notice where it looks a bit dried and caked towards the top, and how there seems to be a white smudge at the top that smudges over on of the loops of the other tattoo?

    I don't think it's real...

  • Sonny13
    14 points Apr 03,2017, 2:04pm

    I hate these kind of posts. Instead of being a rational inteligent human being and not getting a tattoo of something that you might change your opinion in the future you get these guys that jump from one extreme to the other.

    Many religious people that used to laugh and smirk at non-believers and then suddenly become atheists just sort do 180 and laugh and smirk at religious people.

  • THISCO_CAT
    4 points Apr 03,2017, 12:54pm

    It looks fine now, but in a few years the detail will fade and you won't be able to tell what it is.

  • GrizzledGrizz
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 3:23pm

    So, if you already had one black ink tattoo that you grew out of and wanted covered up, why would you get another very dark, very large tattoo over it?

    This is why I recommend doing light outline work/light colored tattoos. Sure, they may need touched up from time to time as they fade, but they are also much easier to incorporate into cover ups.

    So, get the outline in light ink and live with it for a year. If you still love it, get it filled in them.

  • FantasticHamburguesa
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 3:30pm

    Jesus Christ!

  • HastingsPoirot
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 3:40pm

    Godzundheit, Jesus. May I get you a kleenex for that?

  • Dusk_v731
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 4:00pm

    Should've just turned him into Obi-wan

  • Dorkamundo
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 4:03pm

    Looks like part of a Clicker from The Last of Us.

  • cinderful
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 4:22pm

    Tattoo artist, I've come to bargain!

  • onacloverifalive
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 5:03pm

    Should have changed it to Jesus banging a hot succubus demon with wings and her tail curling outward to crest near perspective to hide the penetration.

  • WhaleUpInTheSky
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 5:19pm

    I have a feeling the artist was Christian.

  • Hyrule_Knight
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 5:33pm

    Looks like space vomited all over his chest

  • DanielEatsBooks
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 5:56pm

    It's cool if that's what you're into. It's definitely better than the generic run of the mill shit that most people get (astrological signs, religious pieces, letters/names, faces, bands, etc). It probably looks better in person as the picture isn't high quality.

  • heavencs117
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:06pm

    Hows he gonna cover that second one tho??

  • scabdog
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:13pm

    Years to come this is going to be a very hard to explain, bruise like blotch on this guy's chest.

  • MoreRITZ
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:19pm

    I'm sorry that tattoo is atrocious

  • MY_CATS_ANUS
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:22pm

    That's one of the worst tattoos I've seen in a long time.

  • NEGATIVE777
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:23pm

    Always amazes me how the lack of aesthetic sensibilities can lead someone to messing up their fucking body.

  • Spydrchick
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:24pm

    TIL, don't share pix of post Jesus tattoos on r/atheism

  • kentalish
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:36pm

    Its cool now, but the black is gunna look like shit in the future :(

  • Solid_Samurai
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:39pm

    how the fuck is he gonna cover that one up?

  • foolhardy1
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:40pm

    That is a cream pie space vagina

  • redditsucksundersack
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:42pm

    He shoulda covered that poopdick symbol on the left as well...

  • Mythslegends
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:44pm

    Wow.... this... is some of the worst work I have ever seen. Also, tell your buddy to stop searching for self expression via body art. Dont let him near LOTR because he may get an Elrond portrait.

  • TVops
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:47pm

    This is why I do neither tattoos nor religion.

  • LiveTwoWin
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:52pm

    HAHAHA you're buddy makes terrible decisions 😆

  • mynameisluke
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:52pm

    Man. I'm all in favor of the motive behind the cover up...but holy shit that is ugly! It looks like someone took a shit on his chest after eating out of the garbage for a couple of days. He could have easily had the tattoo removed.

  • icbint
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 7:08pm

    What the fuck am i looking at?

  • HappyDays90
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 7:31pm

    Oh my holy lord jesus christ, that's horrible

  • jfiend13
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 7:57pm

    There is a vagina in the middle of his chest now.

  • sicksixxx
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 8:33pm

    Looks like nyan cat ate jerk chicken and had the shits on this guys chest. Bad tattoos nomination for 2017, fuck that's horrible

  • nickolas80
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 8:38pm

    I'd say it's a decent step up.

    No. No it's not.

  • CaseyJ242424
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 9:07pm

    "What do you want to cover that up man? "

    "Uhm. Colors I guess."

    "No problem"

  • yogiscott
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 9:17pm

    Looks like shit imo

  • j4cinta
    1 points Apr 03,2017, 9:41pm

    Looks like a 4 year old painted on him

  • fwaming_dragon
    1 points Apr 03,2017, 9:53pm

    To be honest this is more a lesson about getting tattoos than anything else. Not necessarily knocking tattoos, but anything that's permanent comes with inherent risks.

  • CashewCrew
    1 points Apr 03,2017, 10:06pm

    That's probably the worst looking tattoo I've ever seen on the bottom

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  • lloz
    684 points Apr 03,2017, 1:13pm

    I know a nice old lady who could've given a more simple solution, something like this:

    http://i.imgur.com/arXA2K0.jpg

  • slid3r
    1335 points Apr 03,2017, 11:48am

    Um, yeah. That looks ... great.

  • Paddy32
    176 points Apr 03,2017, 1:58pm

    I think I much prefer the Jesus, and I would added stuff around him to make him a heavy metal Jesus.

  • devotchko
    627 points Apr 03,2017, 12:01pm

    Sorry, but it looks like a colossal log floating in space, crashing against a nebula...

  • bluEyedillusion
    103 points Apr 03,2017, 1:44pm

    First pic: Mac, season 1

    Second pic: Mac, season 12

  • zZ_Mr_Hanky_Zz
    130 points Apr 03,2017, 1:53pm

    My eyes hurt

  • jhew86
    87 points Apr 03,2017, 12:36pm

    I would have just zombified the Jesus face. Easy fix and way cheaper.

  • PartyOfZero
    79 points Apr 03,2017, 3:27pm

    It's actually remarkable how bad this looks.

  • JamesCMarshall
    38 points Apr 03,2017, 2:57pm

    He should have covered the other tattoo, at least Jesus was nicely done, the other thing I don't even know what the hell it is

  • oneeyedziggy
    66 points Apr 03,2017, 11:44am

    would have been so easy to just make him a zombie ( well... y'know... a regular zombie )

  • piloswine2
    184 points Apr 03,2017, 1:53pm

    Why not cover up the whole thing?!

    That whatever the hell on the left looks like shit.

  • blueXcat
    88 points Apr 03,2017, 2:29pm

    I'm just starting to practice tattoo, and I was an apprentice a while...

    Man, the tattoo artist shouldn't touch a needle. He doesn't know at all how to shade. That's horrible. They just seem to pass very fast instead of making different shades of ink

  • Toxifrost
    122 points Apr 03,2017, 2:36pm

    Dude that looks awful. Could've had something much smaller done over the face instead of covering his chest in that mess

  • thisonetimeonreddit
    26 points Apr 03,2017, 1:44pm

    I see two giant space nipples touching.

  • ITzNybble
    338 points Apr 03,2017, 12:25pm

    Not trying to start anything but it could be viewed as ironic that God(Jesus) is behind the universe.....aaannnd I'm out! lol

  • cellarmonkey
    92 points Apr 03,2017, 1:40pm

    yikes.

  • davidkappelt
    20 points Apr 03,2017, 3:13pm

    What in the hell is the thing on the left? And oh yeah, this tattoo looks like shit.

  • redrhino606
    18 points Apr 03,2017, 3:27pm

    The Jesus price is a better tattoo visually.

  • dub-squared
    47 points Apr 03,2017, 3:41pm

    Not really. I'll be sending it to r/badtattoos

  • CelestialHorizon
    17 points Apr 03,2017, 3:09pm

    I understand this is r/atheism but I think there is no shame in where you came from. We all found faith or non-faith one way or another and there is no need to be ashamed of the past.

  • SamuraiGalactus
    117 points Apr 03,2017, 2:30pm

    I'm gonna be honest, both are horrible, the jesus was at least well drawn, now he's got black and colored splotches all over his chest, good luck covering that one up lol, also nice hairy nips.

  • MrMcSpanky94
    35 points Apr 03,2017, 2:53pm

    Boy is this guy gonna regret this ugly ass thing...

  • SnakeFooley
    40 points Apr 03,2017, 2:00pm

    That Nebula looks a little...."jizzy"

  • Turandot
    11 points Apr 03,2017, 2:03pm

    Tattoo of a tin can causing the Big Bang. What a hot mess.

  • davidkappelt
    11 points Apr 03,2017, 3:15pm

    What in the hell is the thing on the left? And oh yeah, this tattoo looks like shit.

  • Bloody_hood
    9 points Apr 03,2017, 4:30pm

    Hey dudes, what about just keeping the tats, and saying "yeah this is from when I was religious and it meant a lot to me. Now it's a reminder to keep in the love/hope/kindness/whatever groove, even though I'm no longer a true believer in the religious aspect of it"

  • fuckreligions
    13 points Apr 03,2017, 3:19pm

    I don't even know what I'm looking at? I think it looks kinda bad anyways, sorry :(

  • toddling_cadaver
    7 points Apr 03,2017, 2:01pm

    Hey! You are not going to let Jesus watch you fuck anymore? Have a heart, man.

  • Fatallis
    7 points Apr 03,2017, 3:46pm

    I see a soup can in space. Space soup. Love it.

  • 666lucifer
    8 points Apr 03,2017, 3:53pm

    Well. You certainly can't see the Jesus anymore, that's for sure.

  • stormin217
    8 points Apr 03,2017, 5:34pm

    Hey there, sorry to be a buzzkill but coming from a tattooer's technical standpoint, this is not a good cover-up. As a design it is a mess, illegible, seems rushed together and could have been done far better while even using the same subject matter. I would advise your friend to find another tattooer when getting their next.

  • JONxJITSU
    26 points Apr 03,2017, 2:02pm

    Why does Jesus always look so sad, as if someone just ate his last Rice Crispy square.

  • Vawnn
    35 points Apr 03,2017, 12:13pm

    Great improvement on the source material, the direction could be better though.

  • lectric_scroll
    33 points Apr 03,2017, 2:09pm

    So happy I never got a tattoo... Nothing to regret!

  • Goodgardo
    6 points Apr 03,2017, 2:27pm

    What would you title this masterpiece from this fellow?

  • Hellstar-Remina
    6 points Apr 03,2017, 4:26pm

    Wow. Am atheist, but he shouldn't have fucking done that to his chest.

  • twindog
    15 points Apr 03,2017, 3:15pm

    Jesus was the only quality tat among them

  • Pulp_Ficti0n
    15 points Apr 03,2017, 4:30pm

    For the first time in my life, I choose religion over science.

  • DrRetardo_
    13 points Apr 03,2017, 3:43pm

    Rofl... wtf was this dude thinking?

  • mtg1222
    10 points Apr 03,2017, 2:54pm

    "someone handing a huge duracell D battery to a star"

    "someone wearing a gas mask getting shot in the back of the head"

  • Ken_Piffy_Jr
    5 points Apr 03,2017, 3:36pm

    Turrible.

    *Charles Barkley voice

  • theanomaly904
    6 points Apr 03,2017, 3:44pm

    Shitty

  • Nadia_ruby
    4 points Apr 03,2017, 4:50pm

    Jesus was better tbh

  • Jennrrrs
    6 points Apr 03,2017, 5:29pm

    It looks like my living room wall after my 2 year old found the sharpies.

  • Daybreak74
    12 points Apr 03,2017, 1:02pm

    Oh the irony that is a religious tattoo in the first place.

    Though getting a tattoo really helped me reveal exactly what my hypocrite my religious nutbag mother is.

  • iwasinthepool
    4 points Apr 03,2017, 1:46pm

    Never get a lover's name tattooed on you. You never know how long they will stick around.

  • GETURHANDOFFMYPENIS
    4 points Apr 03,2017, 4:29pm

    Removal would have been a better option.

  • Autarch_Kade
    4 points Apr 03,2017, 6:08pm

    Can't wait to see what they do to cover that up

  • Eightfolded
    10 points Apr 03,2017, 4:36pm

    Looks like vomit

  • McFeely_Smackup
    9 points Apr 03,2017, 2:47pm

    that is a hell of a mess.

  • MelGibsonDerp
    8 points Apr 03,2017, 2:59pm

    If your friend likes it then good for him and I'm glad he likes it but holy shit this is one of the worst tattoo jobs I have ever seen, cover up or just a standard tattoo.

  • robinkak
    4 points Apr 03,2017, 1:24pm

    (:"/)

  • llevar
    8 points Apr 03,2017, 2:58pm

    Jesus' cosmic butthole.

  • unclethulk
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 3:07pm

    How'd they manage to fit all that space stuff under that tiny Jebus head?

  • shizenmeister
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 3:43pm

    I get it....the meaning behind the universe is Jesus.

  • RoboTroy
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 3:54pm

    "Samsara Wellness Center: Transformational yoga, healing massage and empowering tattoos"Your buddy has terrible judgement on all kinds of levels.

  • nysecret
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 4:08pm

    As cool as it is to realize religion is a joke and the big bang created the universe that first tattoo was actually pretty nice work, and jesus christ (semi-pun intended) is that second tattoo ugly. But then you got that shit on the other side of his chest and you realize some people just got shitty ink. bummer.

  • MrSpringBreak
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 4:11pm

    Got the wrong thing covered up by space jizz

  • ExtreemWeenie
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 4:19pm

    oh man...

  • deannakov
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 5:01pm

    I remember after i got away from christianity i was embarrassed driving around with the stupid fish emblem on my car. Can't imagine what having the tattoo would be like

  • gr33ngiant
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 5:30pm

    I mean.. he could've done some filled with rich color and planets and just beautiful space... that's a giant black blob with a sun on his shoulder. I'd be pissed at my artist.

  • traws06
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 5:33pm

    There are tattoo removal treatments....

  • WengFu
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 5:52pm

    Especially as Christians aren't supposed to get tattoos per their Sacred Book of Holy Law.

  • CrackahJackk
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 6:01pm

    Kinda looks like he got a variety of serious skin conditions ranging from gangrene to third degree burns.

  • Thisguyme
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 6:39pm

    This is definitely the scorched earth method of ink cover up

  • Wobble_d_Wobble_d
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 7:47pm

    Wow. That tattoo is fucking horrible! I'm just blown away by how shitty it is. The center of his chest looks like 2 different colored ass cheeks. You can see the anus in the middle!Wow.....just....wow.

    I bet OP did not expect so many people to shit on his friend's tattoo.

  • improbable_humanoid
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 7:56pm

    That was actually a pretty good-looking Jesus tattoo. The nebula looks terrible. The bullshit symbol is even worse.

  • Fish_taco27
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 7:57pm

    Oh

  • LostInTheAttic
    3 points Apr 03,2017, 8:00pm

    Strait up ugly

  • cgcallahan0
    6 points Apr 03,2017, 2:40pm

    Omg call it divine intervention but I believe I see Jesus Christ if I keep my eyes unfocused in that bottom picture

  • BillBarilko5
    7 points Apr 03,2017, 4:24pm

    Subject matter aside...that looks like shit

  • theunderhillaccount
    7 points Apr 03,2017, 2:03pm

    Jesus, tattoos look just terrible. Oh, wait, I meant Jesus tattoos look just terrible.

  • admile3
    7 points Apr 03,2017, 3:30pm

    Maybe I'm cynical, but that doesn't even look like a tattoo, but body paint. Doesn't no one else seem to notice where it looks a bit dried and caked towards the top, and how there seems to be a white smudge at the top that smudges over on of the loops of the other tattoo?

    I don't think it's real...

  • Sonny13
    14 points Apr 03,2017, 2:04pm

    I hate these kind of posts. Instead of being a rational inteligent human being and not getting a tattoo of something that you might change your opinion in the future you get these guys that jump from one extreme to the other.

    Many religious people that used to laugh and smirk at non-believers and then suddenly become atheists just sort do 180 and laugh and smirk at religious people.

  • THISCO_CAT
    4 points Apr 03,2017, 12:54pm

    It looks fine now, but in a few years the detail will fade and you won't be able to tell what it is.

  • GrizzledGrizz
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 3:23pm

    So, if you already had one black ink tattoo that you grew out of and wanted covered up, why would you get another very dark, very large tattoo over it?

    This is why I recommend doing light outline work/light colored tattoos. Sure, they may need touched up from time to time as they fade, but they are also much easier to incorporate into cover ups.

    So, get the outline in light ink and live with it for a year. If you still love it, get it filled in them.

  • FantasticHamburguesa
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 3:30pm

    Jesus Christ!

  • HastingsPoirot
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 3:40pm

    Godzundheit, Jesus. May I get you a kleenex for that?

  • Dusk_v731
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 4:00pm

    Should've just turned him into Obi-wan

  • Dorkamundo
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 4:03pm

    Looks like part of a Clicker from The Last of Us.

  • cinderful
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 4:22pm

    Tattoo artist, I've come to bargain!

  • onacloverifalive
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 5:03pm

    Should have changed it to Jesus banging a hot succubus demon with wings and her tail curling outward to crest near perspective to hide the penetration.

  • WhaleUpInTheSky
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 5:19pm

    I have a feeling the artist was Christian.

  • Hyrule_Knight
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 5:33pm

    Looks like space vomited all over his chest

  • DanielEatsBooks
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 5:56pm

    It's cool if that's what you're into. It's definitely better than the generic run of the mill shit that most people get (astrological signs, religious pieces, letters/names, faces, bands, etc). It probably looks better in person as the picture isn't high quality.

  • heavencs117
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:06pm

    Hows he gonna cover that second one tho??

  • scabdog
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:13pm

    Years to come this is going to be a very hard to explain, bruise like blotch on this guy's chest.

  • MoreRITZ
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:19pm

    I'm sorry that tattoo is atrocious

  • MY_CATS_ANUS
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:22pm

    That's one of the worst tattoos I've seen in a long time.

  • NEGATIVE777
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:23pm

    Always amazes me how the lack of aesthetic sensibilities can lead someone to messing up their fucking body.

  • Spydrchick
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:24pm

    TIL, don't share pix of post Jesus tattoos on r/atheism

  • kentalish
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:36pm

    Its cool now, but the black is gunna look like shit in the future :(

  • Solid_Samurai
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:39pm

    how the fuck is he gonna cover that one up?

  • foolhardy1
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:40pm

    That is a cream pie space vagina

  • redditsucksundersack
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:42pm

    He shoulda covered that poopdick symbol on the left as well...

  • Mythslegends
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:44pm

    Wow.... this... is some of the worst work I have ever seen. Also, tell your buddy to stop searching for self expression via body art. Dont let him near LOTR because he may get an Elrond portrait.

  • TVops
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:47pm

    This is why I do neither tattoos nor religion.

  • LiveTwoWin
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:52pm

    HAHAHA you're buddy makes terrible decisions 😆

  • mynameisluke
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 6:52pm

    Man. I'm all in favor of the motive behind the cover up...but holy shit that is ugly! It looks like someone took a shit on his chest after eating out of the garbage for a couple of days. He could have easily had the tattoo removed.

  • icbint
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 7:08pm

    What the fuck am i looking at?

  • HappyDays90
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 7:31pm

    Oh my holy lord jesus christ, that's horrible

  • jfiend13
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 7:57pm

    There is a vagina in the middle of his chest now.

  • sicksixxx
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 8:33pm

    Looks like nyan cat ate jerk chicken and had the shits on this guys chest. Bad tattoos nomination for 2017, fuck that's horrible

  • nickolas80
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 8:38pm

    I'd say it's a decent step up.

    No. No it's not.

  • CaseyJ242424
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 9:07pm

    "What do you want to cover that up man? "

    "Uhm. Colors I guess."

    "No problem"

  • yogiscott
    2 points Apr 03,2017, 9:17pm

    Looks like shit imo

  • j4cinta
    1 points Apr 03,2017, 9:41pm

    Looks like a 4 year old painted on him

  • fwaming_dragon
    1 points Apr 03,2017, 9:53pm

    To be honest this is more a lesson about getting tattoos than anything else. Not necessarily knocking tattoos, but anything that's permanent comes with inherent risks.

  • CashewCrew
    1 points Apr 03,2017, 10:06pm

    That's probably the worst looking tattoo I've ever seen on the bottom

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Dammit Grandma!

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COMMENTS

  • coolshifts
    6 points Apr 02,2017, 6:44pm

    Isn't 2021 premature? Something might happen.

  • Ser_Bron
    3 points Apr 02,2017, 7:39pm

    That's her refrigerator btw.

  • coolshifts
    1 points Apr 02,2017, 8:05pm

    After my mother died we found whole bunch of letters from this woman who was telling her all these sob stories and my mother was sending her money on a frequent basis. The stories were absolutely ridiculous but my mother was buying it.

COMMENTS

  • coolshifts
    6 points Apr 02,2017, 6:44pm

    Isn't 2021 premature? Something might happen.

  • Ser_Bron
    3 points Apr 02,2017, 7:39pm

    That's her refrigerator btw.

  • coolshifts
    1 points Apr 02,2017, 8:05pm

    After my mother died we found whole bunch of letters from this woman who was telling her all these sob stories and my mother was sending her money on a frequent basis. The stories were absolutely ridiculous but my mother was buying it.

  • blerrycat
    1 points Apr 02,2017, 10:29pm

    Why, Nana, whhhhyyyyy?!

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How about we make this on r/place

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COMMENTS

  • NolanSyKinsley
    8 points Apr 02,2017, 7:55pm

    Way too large, it will receive the same backlash that the OSU logo did, and become a target for the void.

  • psdnmstr01
    3 points Apr 02,2017, 9:13pm

    Come on, let's not be an osu.

  • 8thWonderUK
    2 points Apr 02,2017, 9:02pm

    I think the fish with feet bumper sticker design is more likely and people actually know what it stands for.

  • wegener1880
    1 points Apr 02,2017, 9:05pm

    is anyone else seeing comments removed?

  • FinnRules
    1 points Apr 02,2017, 10:09pm

    Yeah no, the great thing about atheism is that we tend to focus on things other than religion. Let's make some art. Also, Osu

COMMENTS

  • NolanSyKinsley
    8 points Apr 02,2017, 7:55pm

    Way too large, it will receive the same backlash that the OSU logo did, and become a target for the void.

  • psdnmstr01
    3 points Apr 02,2017, 9:13pm

    Come on, let's not be an osu.

  • 8thWonderUK
    2 points Apr 02,2017, 9:02pm

    I think the fish with feet bumper sticker design is more likely and people actually know what it stands for.

  • wataru14
    4 points Apr 02,2017, 7:58pm

    What's r/place?

  • wegener1880
    1 points Apr 02,2017, 9:05pm

    is anyone else seeing comments removed?

  • FinnRules
    1 points Apr 02,2017, 10:09pm

    Yeah no, the great thing about atheism is that we tend to focus on things other than religion. Let's make some art. Also, Osu

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Took a photo of some friends hangin' in the Mormon Temple Square

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COMMENTS

  • IrishB_Cubed
    5 points Mar 24,2017, 1:23pm

    Although dealing with public drunks may actually be more annoying than dealing with Mormon missionaries.

  • thejdam3256
    5 points Mar 24,2017, 3:46pm

    This picture accurately depicts what I feel like being an Athiest living in Utah. Well, minus the extra three people, all my friends are Mormons.

  • jleondude
    1 points Mar 24,2017, 7:43pm

    That picture is dope!

COMMENTS

  • IrishB_Cubed
    5 points Mar 24,2017, 1:23pm

    Although dealing with public drunks may actually be more annoying than dealing with Mormon missionaries.

  • thejdam3256
    5 points Mar 24,2017, 3:46pm

    This picture accurately depicts what I feel like being an Athiest living in Utah. Well, minus the extra three people, all my friends are Mormons.

  • jleondude
    1 points Mar 24,2017, 7:43pm

    That picture is dope!

  • DRJJRD
    -1 points Mar 24,2017, 5:00pm

    Well, at least you can be sure the Mormons won't try to behead you, anyway.

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The Venn Diagram of Irrational Nonsense

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COMMENTS

  • rsc2
    26 points Mar 22,2017, 1:14pm

    Hubbard's genius was to combine every form of BS known to man.

  • Electric2Shock
    18 points Mar 22,2017, 1:24pm

    The level of detail in this diagram is mysteriously satisfying.

  • seanjenkins
    7 points Mar 22,2017, 1:26pm

    I always knew Scientology was the root of all evil.

  • midas-man
    4 points Mar 22,2017, 5:06pm

    My teacher's brother ran into a bigfoot, so I know they are real. /s

  • NaturalSelectorX
    5 points Mar 22,2017, 1:36pm

    Anti Vaccination should also be in "Religious Bollocks" since the way to get out of vaccination requirements is religious objection.

  • prajnadhyana
    3 points Mar 22,2017, 3:32pm

    How is Bigfoot Pseudoscientific?

  • plainoldname
    2 points Mar 22,2017, 2:21pm

    It's refreshing to see a Venn diagram that is actually a Venn diagram after seeing so many other diagrams misrepresented as such.

  • freakers
    2 points Mar 22,2017, 2:58pm

    What's the Turin Shroud supposed do? I thought it was basically a mythical Christian relic.

  • Volfie
    2 points Mar 22,2017, 5:30pm

    Wait, Shiatsu is supposed to be some kind of healing? I always thought it was just a kind of massage that let them charge twice as much for, you know, like Hipster Massage or something.

  • syracusehorn
    2 points Mar 22,2017, 6:44pm

    I like this one better. Periodic Table of Irrational Nonsense

  • NinjaHDD
    1 points Mar 22,2017, 1:33pm

    Astrology is the only fun thing to play along with.

  • Saoradh
    1 points Mar 22,2017, 5:19pm

    There are a lot of things classified incorrectly here.

  • agua-de-delerio
    1 points Mar 22,2017, 6:14pm

    So apparently alien visitation/abduction is a real thing? It should probably be listed in there with Bigfoot and Moon Landing Denial. Otherwise, spot on. Now I know the proper term for "Intelligent Design" is pseudo-scientific, religious bollocks.(Translated to US English that means bullshit.)

  • CaDoran
    1 points Mar 22,2017, 8:57pm

    Karma is completely true and should not but written off. I can tell you first hand that whenever I do something bad to somebody, they totally did something to deserve it /s

    Specifically addressing qi, though:

    Qi just means energy. It's actually fairly practical when used in the context of martial arts, although in that sense it's more synonymous with force or power. Being able to maximize your qi just comes from having your balance and angles at the optimal positions to have the greatest effect on your opponent. Have you ever noticed how when you hit your funny bone, the tingle goes down your arm to your pinky? Some of the movements in tai qi forms follow that path, claiming that it's the path of your "qi". While that is not really true, it does show that it's not made up bullshit and there is some practical sense to it. Tai qi is one of the most powerful martial arts, and because of this, I think "qi" at least as a fancy name for a less mysterious concept, should not be written off.

  • Milkmepls
    1 points Mar 22,2017, 9:45pm

    Bollocks

  • Stupid_question_bot
    0 points Mar 22,2017, 8:05pm

    hey I take offense to including chiropractics in this... My back felt fine but i went to a chiropractor anyway on a friends recomendation.. ever since then the only time my back feels ok is when i go see the chiropractor.. he aligns everything and im good for at least 8 hours.. then the intense pain comes back and I need another session.

    the man is clearly a genius

COMMENTS

  • rsc2
    26 points Mar 22,2017, 1:14pm

    Hubbard's genius was to combine every form of BS known to man.

  • Electric2Shock
    18 points Mar 22,2017, 1:24pm

    The level of detail in this diagram is mysteriously satisfying.

  • seanjenkins
    7 points Mar 22,2017, 1:26pm

    I always knew Scientology was the root of all evil.

  • ZeroVia
    6 points Mar 22,2017, 1:22pm

    What's the difference between quackery and psuedo-science? Also, there's a fair bit of research supporting the effectiveness of acupuncture for relaxing muscles, if nothing else. Why is it listed under quackery? Also also, why is Scientology the only religion singled out?

    I feel like this infographic raises way more questions than it answers, though I do like it.

  • midas-man
    4 points Mar 22,2017, 5:06pm

    My teacher's brother ran into a bigfoot, so I know they are real. /s

  • NaturalSelectorX
    5 points Mar 22,2017, 1:36pm

    Anti Vaccination should also be in "Religious Bollocks" since the way to get out of vaccination requirements is religious objection.

  • prajnadhyana
    3 points Mar 22,2017, 3:32pm

    How is Bigfoot Pseudoscientific?

  • plainoldname
    2 points Mar 22,2017, 2:21pm

    It's refreshing to see a Venn diagram that is actually a Venn diagram after seeing so many other diagrams misrepresented as such.

  • freakers
    2 points Mar 22,2017, 2:58pm

    What's the Turin Shroud supposed do? I thought it was basically a mythical Christian relic.

  • Volfie
    2 points Mar 22,2017, 5:30pm

    Wait, Shiatsu is supposed to be some kind of healing? I always thought it was just a kind of massage that let them charge twice as much for, you know, like Hipster Massage or something.

  • syracusehorn
    2 points Mar 22,2017, 6:44pm

    I like this one better. Periodic Table of Irrational Nonsense

  • NinjaHDD
    1 points Mar 22,2017, 1:33pm

    Astrology is the only fun thing to play along with.

  • Saoradh
    1 points Mar 22,2017, 5:19pm

    There are a lot of things classified incorrectly here.

  • agua-de-delerio
    1 points Mar 22,2017, 6:14pm

    So apparently alien visitation/abduction is a real thing? It should probably be listed in there with Bigfoot and Moon Landing Denial. Otherwise, spot on. Now I know the proper term for "Intelligent Design" is pseudo-scientific, religious bollocks.(Translated to US English that means bullshit.)

  • CaDoran
    1 points Mar 22,2017, 8:57pm

    Karma is completely true and should not but written off. I can tell you first hand that whenever I do something bad to somebody, they totally did something to deserve it /s

    Specifically addressing qi, though:

    Qi just means energy. It's actually fairly practical when used in the context of martial arts, although in that sense it's more synonymous with force or power. Being able to maximize your qi just comes from having your balance and angles at the optimal positions to have the greatest effect on your opponent. Have you ever noticed how when you hit your funny bone, the tingle goes down your arm to your pinky? Some of the movements in tai qi forms follow that path, claiming that it's the path of your "qi". While that is not really true, it does show that it's not made up bullshit and there is some practical sense to it. Tai qi is one of the most powerful martial arts, and because of this, I think "qi" at least as a fancy name for a less mysterious concept, should not be written off.

  • Milkmepls
    1 points Mar 22,2017, 9:45pm

    Bollocks

  • Stupid_question_bot
    0 points Mar 22,2017, 8:05pm

    hey I take offense to including chiropractics in this... My back felt fine but i went to a chiropractor anyway on a friends recomendation.. ever since then the only time my back feels ok is when i go see the chiropractor.. he aligns everything and im good for at least 8 hours.. then the intense pain comes back and I need another session.

    the man is clearly a genius

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Nothing says holiday like mini chocolate torture devices!!

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COMMENTS

  • fiendlittlewing
    6 points Mar 17,2017, 5:40pm

    If Jesus was born 100 years ago, you'd get a chocolate electric chair in your basket.

  • rasungod0
    1 points Mar 17,2017, 6:16pm

    I heard Hershey's chocolate is considered halal. Maybe not in this shape.

  • yolomcswagger83
    1 points Mar 17,2017, 9:45pm

    It's march

COMMENTS

  • fiendlittlewing
    6 points Mar 17,2017, 5:40pm

    If Jesus was born 100 years ago, you'd get a chocolate electric chair in your basket.

  • rasungod0
    1 points Mar 17,2017, 6:16pm

    I heard Hershey's chocolate is considered halal. Maybe not in this shape.

  • yolomcswagger83
    1 points Mar 17,2017, 9:45pm

    It's march