The Emerson Avenger

The Emerson Avenger is a "memory hole" free blog where censorship is scorned. This blog will "guard the right to know" about any injustices and abuses that corrupt Unitarian Universalism. Posters may speak and argue freely, according to conscience, about any injustices and abuses, or indeed hypocrisy, that they may know about so that the Avenger, in the form of justice and redress, may come surely and swiftly. . . "Slowly, slowly the Avenger comes, but comes surely." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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In 1992 I underwent a profound revelatory experience of God which revealed that the total solar eclipse "Eye of God" is a "Sign in the Heavens" that symbolizes God's divine omniscience. You may read about what Rev. Ray Drennan of the Unitarian Church of Montreal contemptuously dismissed as my "psychotic experience" here: http://revelationisnotsealed.homestead.com - This revelatory religious experience inspired me to propose an inter-religious celebration of Creation that would take place whenever a total solar eclipse took place over our planet. You may read about what Rev. Ray Drennan and other leading members of the Unitarian Church of Montreal falsely and maliciously labeled as a "cult" here: http://creationday.homestead.com - I am now an excommunicated Unitarian whose "alternative spiritual practice" includes publicly exposing and denouncing Unitarian*Universalist injustices, abuses, and hypocrisy. The Emerson Avenger blog will serve that purpose for me and hopefully others will share their concerns here. Dee Miller's term DIM Thinking is used frequently and appropriately on this blog. You may read more about what DIM Thinking is here - http://www.takecourage.org/defining.htm

Friday, March 13, 2009

The Atheist Bus Campaign *And* The Unitarian Church Of Montreal Get Reflected In The Montreal Mirror aka The Less Than Magic Bus That Takes Me To U*Us

Oh dear. . .

It would appear that "less than lucky" Montreal Unitarian U*Us, at least the ones that belong to the obstinately "less than lucky" Church of the Tarnished Image aka *the* Unitarian Church of Montreal, will yet again see their hypocritical U*U butts reflected in the Montreal Mirror alternative weekly newspaper this week. Here is my letter to the editor regarding the Montreal edition of the Atheist Bus Campaign that was published in the Montreal Mirror newspaper this Thor's Day -

God on the bus

[Re: “Keep God off busses,” Letters, Feb. 19]

Ed Hoyer’s letter objecting to the Atheist Bus advertising campaign reveals its delicious irony. In advertising the alleged non-existence of God, less than bright “Brights” are actually raising consciousness to God. Doh!

Ed Hoyer strikes me as possibly being someone who can’t stand to see the word God, even in the context of an atheist-sponsored advertising campaign somewhat lamely suggesting that God *probably* does not exist. It is ridiculous for Hoyer to suggest that believers might burn buses and trains in response to this comparatively innocuous anti-religious slogan. It’s not like believers have lost a Stanley Cup playoff game or anything.

I have peacefully protested against genuine “fundamentalist atheist” anti-religious intolerance and bigotry in front of the Unitarian Church of Montreal and I have seen Montreal Muslims peacefully protesting against those problematic depictions of Mohammed in Scandinavian cartoons. I have no problem at all with the Atheist Bus advertising campaign coming to Montreal. In fact, I look forward to it, as it will provoke discussion about God. Who would have thought that evangelical militant atheists would ever give God free publicity?

Robin Edgar

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