Canadian university prof compares those who want atheist bus slogans are not dissimilar to the reactions to Darwin when his thesis was first publicized.
Atheist bus ads 'pathetic:' Philosopher
Taylor argued that, "similarly, we're seeing this now among the secularizing intelligentsia — liberals who felt that the world was going in a certain direction, that it was all going according to plan — and then when it seems not to be, they get rattled. So you get these rather pathetic phenomena."
"Taylor was responding to the bus-ad campaign that began in Britain but landed with a splash in Canada in January, when the Toronto-based Freethought Association of Canada purchased transit billboards in that city proclaiming: "There's probably no God, now stop worrying and enjoy your life.""