Duck Dynasty‘s Si Robertson: Atheists Don’t Exist Because “Our Calendars Are Based on Jesus Christ”

The Robertsons from Duck Dynasty are the gifts that keep on giving because of all the flat-out idiotic things they say. We’re used to those comments coming from patriarch Phil Robertson, but now Si Robertson (“Uncle Si”) is getting into the mix.

By Hemant Mehta|Friendly Atheist

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In an interview with the Christian Post, Robertson (who’s promoting a new film called Faith of Our Fathers) explained why atheists don’t really exist:

I dont believe there’s a such thing as an atheist. Because there’s too much documentation. Our calenders are based on Jesus Christ.”

…. the hell?

While the Gregorian calendar we use has a religious history (because the powerful Catholic Church adopted it hundreds of years ago), most of the months are named after Roman gods, goddesses, and leaders while the rest have Latin roots. Jesus doesn’t come into play here.

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