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Friday, 10 December 2010

Group wants evidence for 'extraordinary claims'

First it was God, now it’s the Easter Bunny.

And Allah. And Bigfoot. And UFOs and a host of other “extraordinary claims” that may soon be questioned on TTC buses.

The same organization that brought Canadians the provoking “There’s probably no God” ad campaign calling on viewers to relax and enjoy their lives has rolled out a new campaign that casts a wider net.

“We come at our mission from sort of a skeptical, critical and scientific perspective, but that leaves us to be interested in a whole broad domain of human interest,” Centre for Inquiry spokesman Justin Trottier said Monday. “This campaign we feel quite proud of because we think it is broadening that conversation to all so-called extraordinary claims.”

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