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What’s The Difference Between Atheism And Agnosticism?
The purpose of this entry is to explore how atheism and agnosticism are related to theism and, more importantly, to each other. Settling this issue, at least for the purposes of this entry, will set the stage for discussing an important distinction between global atheism and local atheism, which in turn will be helpful for distinguishing different forms of agnosticism. Examination of an argument in support of a modest form of agnosticism will ensue, followed by discussion of three arguments for atheism and one argument against a more ambitious form of agnosticism. Theism, in turn, is best understood as a proposition—something that is either true or false. It refers to the propositional content of belief, not to the attitude or psychological state of believing. This is why it makes sense to say that theism is true or false and to argue for or against theism.
Almost everyone will encounter a rigid atheist at some point. He or she dismisses everything colored with religious rhetoric and bristles at anything smacking even remotely of the pulpit.
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Polling and Analysis. - Agnosticism is the view that the existence of God , of the divine or the supernatural is unknown or unknowable.
We all want to make it through life with success, some sense that we did it right. So what about the major world religions? Is there anything in them that might give our lives greater depth and direction? The following looks at the major world religions The ending explains how Jesus' teaching differs from the major religions. The description given here focuses on the core beliefs of each religion.