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I don't address religion because of God; I address it because of the people who believe in God. I don't want them to believe in a fantasy. I want them to believe what is true. If most of the world believed in Harry Potter and based life decisions — that affect everyone — on that belief, then I'd spend my time addressing Harry Potter. Get this straight: I don't know if a god exists, but I do KNOW the Abrahamic God doesn't exist, for He is an illogical concept, rife with contradiction — a square circle of loving wrath, known to have gone through an evolution as He was compiled by the ancients throughout history.
—Channel description[1]

Jon Matter,[2] better known as DarkMatter2525(link) (and his alternate non-cartoon channel, DarkAntics(link)), is a popular atheist YouTuber who makes animations, mainly against fundamentalist religious views. He has another channel at which he has videos debunking fallacious theist claims.


As of July 2017, DarkMatter2525's combined channels had over 700,000 subscribers[note 1] and over 124.3 million views since channel creation in 2008.[1][3]

Atheist works[edit]

  • If God Weren't Invisible(link) on how weird omnipresence is, if you really think about it
  • "You Send Yourself To Hell"(link) attacks the idea that atheists freely choose to go to hell
  • What If You're Wrong?(link) attacks Pascal's Wager
  • Do Atheists Hate God?(link) debunk the "atheists hate god" stereotype
  • Were You There?(link) debunks Were you there?
  • ...but intelligent people believe in God(link) debunks the strong religious scientists argument
  • The Theft of Our Values(link) debunks the idea that the answer to Islam is Christianity and further debunks the above religious scientists argument for those claiming that Christianity has some merits for the scientific revolution

The playlist "Deleted DarkMatter2525 Videos" at DarkMatterArchive has most of his deleted works.[4][5]


DarkMatter2525 has opposed the Tea Party,[6] supported gay marriage,[7] supported abortion, and opposed the border wall.[8]

DarkMatter2525 has criticized feminism, comparing feminists to radical Muslims.[9] He also believes that activism is being perverted by SJWs, though he admits that the term has been overused.[10]

He's also criticized people who don't criticize Islam for being violent, writing, "Why do you believe a white guy who says he kills because of racist beliefs, but not a Muslim who says he kills because of religious beliefs?"[11] and "Violence has nothing to do with religion? Okay. When was the last time you complained about Buddhaphobia?"[12]

DarkMatter2525 has recently used not as bad as arguments to state that the world is getting better, not worse, that activism is counterproductive because it consists only of complaining, and people don't know how good they have it, relying heavily on first world problems to make his point.[13]

Final Animation[edit]

On November 18, 2019, DarkMatter2525 announced that his final animation[14] would go live on November 19, 2019 due to the FTC's new enforcement of "child friendly" videos.[15]

While it is not known if what he said is true, it is possible to believe due to the law.

UPDATE: Never mind, his videos are still up.[16]

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  1. This assumes that the subscribers to each of his channels are different people, which is unlikely.