Sometimes It’s Just Too Easy…

The Major (Ret.) just tweeted and Facebooked a report that Capital One denied an atheist’s request for an Atheist symbol on a personalized card. This is apparently problematic because a variety of religious symbols (most notably Christian and Jewish symbols) are available on these cards.

Well, I know you’re not supposed to take the easy ones, but I couldn’t resist. I added the following comment:

Of course the banks love Jesus. Jesus saves.

About profmondo

Dad, husband, mostly free individual, medievalist, writer, and drummer. "Gladly wolde he lerne and gladly teche."
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3 Responses to Sometimes It’s Just Too Easy…

  1. Dallas says:

    “Jesus saves. Passes to Gretzky, Gretzky shoots… HE SCORES!!!!

    And the crowd goes wild.”

    • profmondo says:

      Yep — I think I first heard that one in the late 80s. Kind of like the one about Jesus and Satan in the programming contest. There’s a power outage and Satan loses all his work, but Jesus can just restore his because… well, you know. Thanks for dropping by!

      • nightfly says:

        It’s been updated over the years, for each generation. When I was a small boy, it went:

        Jesus saves – and ESPOSITO SCORES ON THE REBOUND!

        There are also T-shirts of Our Lord in full keeper’s gear, making the classic kick-save.

        On the topic at hand… well, what exactly would an atheist symbol be? A universal no circle? The giant red A is a nice nod to ol’ Hester Prynne, I suppose.

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