"Why Believe in a god?" Campaign-Truth!

American Humanist Association Launches a “Why Believe in a god” Campaign For Christmas-Truth!

Summary of eRumor:

An eRumor with a what looks like a news story about an organization called “The American Humanist Association” launching a  $40,000 advertising campaign proclaiming, “Why believe in a god? Just be good for goodness’ sake,”

The Truth:

The American Humanist Association is an organization that, according to their web site, “actively educates the public about Humanism.”  Located in Washington DC this organization defines humanism as “a progressive philosophy of life that, without theism and other supernatural beliefs, affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment that aspire to the greater good of humanity.”

Hoping to draw attention to their movement, the AHA will be launching this campaign that will be displaying their message on the Washington DC Metro busses starting the week of November 17, 2008 through the month of December.

updated 11/12/08