Reading this story makes me want to go right out and order ‘Atheist’ shoes (which I didn’t even know existed until now). I’ll ask the company to send them without the ‘Atheist’ packing tape, though, so that I actually get them. No, this is not an ‘April Fools Day’ story. The Atheist Shoes website:
Do employees of the United States Postal Service have a bone to pick with atheists? A study by a German company that crafts atheist-branded footwear claims they do — and that the USPS is “losing” packages outright.
Atheist Shoes calls itself ”a cadre of shoemakers & artists in Berlin, Germany” that hand-make artsy shoes for “people who don’t believe in god(s).” The company describes its shoes as “Bauhaus-inspired,” referring to a German crafts and arts school that operated in the early 20th century, eschewing ornamentation and emphasizing harmony between an object’s function and design. The company also claims to have “lots of customers” in the United States.
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