It is recognition that we lack sufficient information to make a provable conclusion.
An agnostic may say that there is not sufficient information for a provable conclusion, but it is possible that there is sufficient information…"
"Personally, I don't see the problem with the change. I'm not sure I understand what the fuss is about here. If people who were on the list are no longer there, then I understand the problem. Otherwise, who cares."
"As long as people don't mistake it for a religion , (like the term "Darwin-ism" ...agguhh!), that I'm devoting my life (ie, wasting my valuable non-afterlife time) to "destroying the Christian faith",and as long as…"
"Gee you have really made an effort here. So you deserve a full reply.
You first quote Judith Hayes.
Ms Hayes has the somewhat controversial opinion that agnosticism, I am sure T.H. Huxley would disagree. In her treatment Hayes overlooks that…"
"Not a mistake at all, Rene, sorry. I am simply pointing out a proper and fundamental connotation of the word, a connotation recognized and supported by many prominent thinkers and writers.
For example, Judith Hayes writes in her essay, "The…"
"I have never once been asked "so, you don't know there's a god?" I am only ever asked, "so you don't believe in god?" At that point, I have to answer "no, I don't hold any belief in any gods," which…"
"Yea I think this is more of an uprising to the uprising; I'm bitter about having to have a label, but at the same time I will label myself to believers should they feel the need to approach me about religion. I do, however, explain to them that…"
"In a sane world, yes, we wouldn't even be talking about it. Unfortunately, since the majority are believers, they set the tone. In that scenario, we pretty much have to insist on a label for ourselves in order to be seen as distinct by the…"
"I think you misunderstood my response; I don't sit on the sidelines by any stretch of the imagination. I make it well known that I have no belief in the supernatural, and I actively seek to interact with those who do to induce a healthy dose of…"
"Your son has the benefit of youthful ignorance. You however is not in the same situation.
This is the reason you cannot take the same position as your son . If you choose to ignore the theological side of the world you do so, knowing that you live…"
"My son just turned three. He's an "atheist". He's an "atheist" no matter what he might believe later in life, as everyone is born at this position. No one is born with a belief in fairy tales; we develop the capability…"
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