Norwegian atheist's velicoraptor trike


Norwegian artist Markus Moestue pedalled it around the countryside to protest "the dogmatic religious education of children."

Crossing the Bible Belt [Markus Moestue]

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  1. Dogmatic religious education? In Norway? This is a side of Norway I have never heard about.

  2. Am I the only one disappointed that the artist didn't hook the legs up to the wheels so it would look like the 'raptor was running?

  3. Oslo is fairly light on churches luckily. Well, there are plenty of churches but they aren't much used.. (http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liste_over_kirker_i_Oslo). About 72% of the population in Norway (http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ateisme) answered they don't believe in a personal god..

    But the west-coast, where the artist lives, is basically the Bible-belt of Norway. Some people even queued up overnight for a new translation of the bible a few years ago..

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