November 2007

Hello fellow travelers!

I am not a atheist for the same reason i am not a theist.

No one , including myself, really knows if there is a god or not.
and i contend those who say they know if there is or is not a god especially dont know!!!

I call myself an agnostic, which is summed up simply as “maybe there is and maybe there is not a god , but so far no one has has proved it to my satisfaction!@!!

An atheist may be someone who says that deities definitely don’t exist, but an atheist can also be someone who just doesn’t have reason to believe deities exist. I am the latter type of atheist. I don’t say I can prove that God (for example) doesn’t exist, but I have no reason to believe that He does.

An agnostic is someone who doesn’t think that proof or disproof of the existence of a deity is possible (and personally may or may not believe such beings exist). Since I do not rule out the possibility of proof of a deity’s existence, I’m not an agnostic.

I agree that nobody has proven or disproven the existence of a deity in a compelling way. And since the burden of proof is on those who say that deities exist, I’m an atheist.

Posted on November 17, 2007 at 11:10 pm by ideclare · Permalink
In: Agnosticism

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  1. Written by Mason
    on November 17, 2007 at 11:54 pm
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    Atheist; I like your reasoning. It reminds me of part of Dawkins book The God Delusion. He go’s on and on for a bit about how nobody can truly know either way about gods existence.

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