January 9th, 2009
I'm sure the Advertising Standards Authority was thrilled to receive a complaint about the
There's probably no God campaign:
[…] Christian Voice has complained to the Advertising Standards Authority saying [the adverts on buses] break rules on substantiation and truthfulness.
The ASA's code statesmarketers must hold documentary evidence to prove all claims. The regulator said it would assess the complaint and decide whether to contact the advertiser.
The adverts contain the slogan:There's probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life.
But Stephen Green, national director of Christian Voice, said:There is plenty of evidence for God, from people's personal experience, to the complexity, interdependence, beauty and design of the natural world.
Humankind has spent thousands of years looking up at the vastness and variety of the universe around us and wondering who, if anyone, made it all; now we're going to get a definitive ruling on the subject from the ASA…