Invisible Pink Unicorn
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- (Internet, humorous) A unicorn goddess who is simultaneously invisible and pink, used in arguments against faith in an unprovable deity.
1990 July 17, je kanker moeder, “Re: 'Proof' of God's Existence”, in alt.atheism, Usenet, retrieved 2010-09-30, message-ID <3704@qip.UUCP>:
- If you feel it is the duty of others to refute the claim, and not of yourself to support it, then how about refuting the existence of invisible pink unicorns?
c. 1994, Eley, Steve, ISCABBS:
- Invisible Pink Unicorns are beings of great spiritual power. We know this because they are capable of being invisible and pink at the same time. Like all religions, the Faith of the Invisible Pink Unicorns is based upon both logic and faith. We have faith that they are pink; we logically know that they are invisible because we can't see them.
2007, Nigel Suckling, Unicorns, Facts, Figures, & Fun, ISBN 9781904332688, page 94:
- From a quite opposite perspective, an interesting departure of the 1990s (largely on the internet, and still flourishing) is the cult of the Invisible Pink Unicorn, which is at least in part a philosophical tool for examining the nature of religious faith from a skeptical point of view.