Aberingi's long-running topic entitled "Do we need a Universal Atheist Symbol?" leads me to ask "Do we need a Universal Atheist Motto?".

Well, perhaps we don't, or perhaps we could, but some theists might get deservedly irritated if we chose to use something like "In Darwin we trust" at appropriate moments.
These words, suitably translated into other languages, have a basic international atheist appeal with respect to truth and helpful anti-theist sabre-rattling and debating.
e.g. they might look good on the side of a bus/ coach.

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The only problem with that is that the theists don't see it that way, as they equate the two. I suppose we could fall back to "In Reason We Trust," but they'd delete the "R-E-A" and leave the "son," implying The Son, of course.
I'm pretty sure it has already been a billboard or three here in the States.
I am sure that this is the most important point that the secular community needs to make to be fulfilled in its purpose. Nothing good would want to be worshiped. If we can have civilization realize this we will have won our cause. As things stand now civilization has been indoctrinated to react to anything short of theism as malign. Its awareness level needs to be raised. It needs to realize that goodness is not congruous with worship because nothing good would want to be worshiped and worshiping precludes fulfillment of potential. . Goodness is Fulfilled in Dignity not Prostration Do we want to win against theism or just complain about it? If we want to win we need to hit it between the eyes with this point. If we want to win we need to convey that Atheism not theism is consistent with morality.
Or if you want to be slightly militant 'Proof Not Trust'
Or, to borrow from the well-known Sagan quote:

Knowledge, Not Belief
THis quote seems perfect. Short, direct, and any atheist would be proud to quote Sagan. A beautiful tribute to him as well.
"We trust knowledge, not belief".
In theory we have substantial evidence. ;P
whichever you like. Gravity, natural selection, special relativity ...

I'm thinking the problem with "in ___ we trust" is it really doesn't say much about the nature of skeptical thinking.
How about "Reason, Not Trust" ??
Billboard or Bumper Bar:

"God is a Hypothesis; Science is Reality".

[Thank you, Laplace]
I expect you know that I was making use of Laplace's famous remark.

But for anyone who does not know, Napoleon reportedly asked Laplace why God was not mentioned in Laplace's latest great 'tome', to which the mathematician and scientist replied "I have no need of that hypothesis".




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