Category Archive: Ask An Atheist Booth Recap

True events from the weekly 'Ask An Atheist' Booth held every Saturday in Balboa Park, in the central San Diego. Some names and details may be changed for privacy and to confuse potential stalkers and crazy people.

Jun 23

An Attempted Conversation with a Muslim from Saudi Arabia

The man in the blue shirt with the beard approached the Ask-An-Atheist table today and said that he is a Muslim from Saudi Arabia and had some questions for us. This is the weekend after the Orlando shooting by a Muslim in the name of ISIS, so I was particularly interested in hearing what he …

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Jun 20

The Muslim Skateboarder from Egypt

The interaction started off a bit hostile and confusing. While sitting at the “Ask An Atheist” table, 2 men approached at the same time, so I assumed they were together.  The man in the red shirt was calm and smiling, and said he is a Christian and had some questions. The other man, in a …

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Jun 18

The Rude Return of AngryMan

The vast majority of people who talk to us are very pleasant, even when they disagree with our cause.  After 4 years of sponsoring a weekly booth in Balboa Park, we’ve not yet had to ask that anyone be arrested. There is a man who has approached the group on at least 4 occasions within …

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Apr 30

Best Day EVER at the Ask An Atheist Booth!

Some days are better than others at the weekly Ask-An-Atheist booth, but this Saturday was huge — there was singing and dancing, there was yelling, there were happy recently converted atheists, there were Christian apologetics, there were bibles slammed down onto the table, there were hands thrown into the air in frustration, there were people …

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Apr 18

EarthFair Atheist Booth at Balboa Park

The SDCOR group purchased a spot for the atheist booth at today’s EarthFair in our usual location, Balboa Park. This annual event draws 50,000 – 70,000 people, and it’s a very different demographic: It’s attended almost entirely by San Diego residents. As you see from the photos, there are hundreds of vendors so space is …

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