There’s been a bit of controversy resulting from the atheist ad campaign that placed the message “There’s probably no god. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life” on buses around the UK. Well now, in the spirit of religious pluralism, anyone can have their own bus ad — or at least a photo of one, generated by the bus slogan generator.

The tag line in the (fake) SOF ad above paraphrases the opening sentence in Reinhold Niebuhr’s The Nature and Destiny of Man, “Man has always been his own most vexing problem.” It’s also a top candidate for our yet-to-be-produced (but often joked about) slogan t-shirts. Tune in to this week’s show for more on Niebuhr from Krista, David Brooks, and E.J. Dionne.


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Love the idea of the quote as a t-shirt.

Yeah, and actually I should have mentioned that the Niebuhr t-shirts have been produced, but in a very limited edition. One of our past interns, Alda, hand-made t-shirts that said "I am my own most vexing problem" for the SOF team when she moved on.

So I do.

Hi Andy,

It would still be a cool thing to do, have a line of SOF tshirts with cute animals and great quotes. Like Gama Go with quotes! I would certainly buy them.

;o)

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