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Old 12-14-2004, 07:39 PM   #16
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Agnostic here!

Atheism is too much like religion for my taste.

I beg to differ. There is no religion to it. No rules, no acceptable and unacceptable practices, no consistency on views on any thing at all. Nothing. Literally = no God. There is nothing else to it.

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I beg to differ. There is no religion to it. No rules, no acceptable and unacceptable practices, no consistency on views on any thing at all. Nothing. Literally = no God. There is nothing else to it.

No I agree athiest is a form of religion. It's a set of beliefs. You deny the existence of God. Therefore you deny this, you deny that, and you deny the other thing.

Agnostic you're saying well maybe, maybe not.

To deny is to hold a belief.
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Old 12-14-2004, 08:00 PM   #19
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Agnostic you're saying well maybe, maybe not.

Yep! And I'm going to make the official agnostic bumper sticker -- Agnosticism: The Ultimate in Wishy-Washy-ness!


At least I have a sense of humour!
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I don't want to be labeled an athiest because it is, in my opinion, a condtradiction unto itself. It is a religion based in the non-belief of religion.

So I'm an agnostic.
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Old 12-14-2004, 09:14 PM   #21
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I thought religion was the pointless deeds - simply not believing in something or believing that it does not exist is not a religion just like having a belief in a higher power does not make that belief inherently religious,
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I thought religion was the pointless deeds - simply not believing in something or believing that it does not exist is not a religion just like having a belief in a higher power does not make that belief inherently religious,
Let's put it this way...many atheists DO make atheism a religion, but it doesn't have to be. I prefer agnosticism becaues it more closely represents my feeling -- that I do not believe "God" exsists, but I won't rule out the remote possibility that I'm wrong (as shocking as I know that would be to everyone! ). I also am from an area that very heavily religious, so most people who are atheists here have actively rejected the religion/belief they were brought up with (almost exclusively Christianity). I think that background causes more of a tendency to trade the "religion" of Christianity for the "religion" of atheism.

For those who were simply raised without religion or belief in a God (thank your lucky stars -- you have a LOT less baggage ), atheism as simply the lack of belief is much more possible.
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an atheist's tombstone read: Here lies an atheist, all dressed up and nowhere to go.
Discuss.
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Old 12-14-2004, 09:45 PM   #25
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an atheist's tombstone read: Here lies an atheist, all dressed up and nowhere to go.



Discuss.
Not a whole lot to discuss from my perspective...it pretty much sums it up.

Of course, I believe it applies equally for everyone, not just atheists -- equality, you know!
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And are Christians going to live the rest of eternity in the same suit or dress?
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And are Christians going to live the rest of eternity in the same suit or dress?
If they do, the women better all be put to rest in an underwire bra...can you imagine the amount of sag that would occur throughout eternity?
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I don't believe in God, but I feel I can't completely rule out the possibility of God existing. Therefore I guess I'm closer to being an agnostic.

A few atheists I've met could give believers a run for their money in red-hot iron conviction department,

"Gods love an atheist. It gives them something to aim at." - Terry Pratchett's Discworld
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