Skip to comments.Darwinists Strike Again In Ichthus Fish Car Emblem Battle
Posted on 01/05/2005 11:28:38 AM PST by Gamecock
AN FRANCISCO, CA The creators of the notorious Darwin Fish car emblem have developed a controversial new product designed to win a decisive victory in a battle that has raged for a decade now. In a move hailed by supporters as the final blow in that battle, Ring of Fire Enterprises is set to release their newest product, a silver outline of a Tyrannosaurus Rex eating the creationist Truth Fish.
The ten-year clash began when Ring of Fire Enterprises released its first product, the infamous Darwin fish. Designed to counter the popularity of the Ichthus Fish, the original Christian fish symbol, the first Ring of Fire emblem featured an Ichthus Fish with evolutionary feet and the word Darwin emblazoned inside. The creationist response was the now-famous Truth emblem, a larger Ichthus fish containing the word truth swallowing the Darwin fish whole.
For years, the Truth fish has been the last word in automotive iconographyuntil now. In late 2003, the ROF board of directors commissioned a new image, one that would counter the popularity of the Truth fish.
Its a matter of finishing what we started, really, says ROF co-founder Nona S. Williams with a chuckle. The original Darwin fish stated our initial message well, but we had to admit the Christians responded pretty strongly. We dont anticipate they can trump the new T-Rex emblem so easily!
Indeed, the board of directors was hoping for a decisive blow when it commissioned the new piece; from the start, it was proposed to be the largest car emblem yet. For such a task, they called upon the talents of the anonymous designer of the original Darwin fish.
They were not disappointed. The new emblem is five to six times larger than its predecessor, and the dinosaur devours an actual-size Truth fish, leaving a broken fin at its feet. It is so large that it wont fit on most compact cars. In fact, the instructions included with the new piecewhich retails for $24.95suggest purchasing an SUV or pickup truck in order to display it.
Williams admits this might deter some people from purchasing their newest product. But, she says, ROF was willing to accept that drawback on a statement that will be difficult if not impossible to thwart. The creationists might be able to come up with something to eat our T-RexGod knows theyre clever enough to come up with bogus theories about the primordial fossil recordbut lets see them fit it on their cars!
The release of the T-Rex emblem has some in the Christian community worried. But the latest attack on the Ichthus fish doesnt worry Bob Woodward, the creator of the Truth fish. In a recent press release, he argued that truth is more than a catchy slogan or trendy bumper sticker, and pointed out a fatal flaw in the Darwinists decision to include a dinosaur in their latest offering: extinction. The last Tyrannosaurus Rex fell down dead over 60 million years ago. The Truth of literal biblical creationism, on the other hand, is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
FYI from the culture wars.
Just add an "Asteroid of Vengeance" to the newest image.
And make the outline of T-Rex into a skeleton.
They may think they've "trumped" Christians, but exactly whom are they mocking? I doubt God is amused.
Folks, it's a joke. The article is satirizing the fact that people engage in argument over the origin of life via little plastic emblems on their cars, as if those plastic emblems are going to change anyone's mind.
An associate of mine thought that the fish on the car meant someone was gay.
Truth Fish. ???
Anyone wanna take bets on how long before some news nerd reads this and does a report on the local evening news?
I fully expect a NY Slimes full page story on this, hailing it as the newest salvo fired over the bow of the EEVIL Christian Right clipper ship!
SSSHHH! You'll tip 'em off!
You could have a bolt of lightning striking the Rex... ?
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Yeah, it's "My dad can beat up your dad." I don't have any of these emblems. It's better to engage than enrage.
On a serious note, though, I do find it interesting that folks don't have any problem with ridiculing, mocking and defacing a Christian symbol, while they would be absolutely enraged if Christians came out with a symbol that mocked an emblem of some other religion.
That, my friend, is a great point.
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