Hello, think I'll stick around.

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Hello, think I'll stick around.

 Hello athiest activists and determined theist debaters.

Hm.  Found the site by accident, but it is well put together and entertaining.  I'm neither a theist, nor am I an atheist.  I call myself a non-absolutist.  Happiest when sitting on the fence  (the view is so much better).  However, there are couple things I have a solid opinion on.

I detest tradition for it's own sake.

I truely believe magical thinking is the precursor to a dark age.

No progress is possible for humanity without free - I mean really freeeee speech.

 


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Hi MsTake

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 Hello athiest activists and determined theist debaters.

Hm.  Found the site by accident, but it is well put together and entertaining.  I'm neither a theist, nor am I an atheist.  I call myself a non-absolutist.  Happiest when sitting on the fence  (the view is so much better).  However, there are couple things I have a solid opinion on.

I detest tradition for it's own sake.

I truely believe magical thinking is the precursor to a dark age.

No progress is possible for humanity without free - I mean really freeeee speech.

 

 

Your impressive yet impossible fence-straddle cannot be long maintained and I look forward to your atheistic announcement in the near future. Your 3 solid opinions are excellent and I'm sure they will bring you (by the narrow winding path - lol), to your rightful destination...

 

 

 

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 Perhaps.  And then I'll

 

Perhaps.  And then I'll need a belaclava just like yours.


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Depending on where you live, that might

msTake wrote:

 

Perhaps.  And then I'll need a belaclava just like yours.

 

be true....

 

 

 

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Welcome! Fair warning: If

Welcome! Laughing out loud

Fair warning: If you believe in a god, you're a theist (or deist/pantheist/etc). If you don't, you're an atheist. Since you're fence sitting, like most of us waiting for proof of a god(s), you are an agnostic atheist. Smiling

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 Oh fuck I guess I'll

 Oh fuck I guess I'll complete the trifecta of warnings...

Am I Agnostic or Atheist?

 

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 Oh dear.  I should have

 Oh dear.  I should have consulted my dictionary.  Is there anything left in the world to define?

 So would someone with a narcissistic personality disorder, who believes themselves to have supernatural abilities, but not believe in a God, be a gnostic atheist?

Thanks for the welcome and the warnings.  

I'll save my arguments for the boards.

 

 


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Hi there!  I like how you

Hi there!  I like how you mentioned the determined theist debaters.  Eye-wink

I wish I were good at debating things...

Anyway I look forward to hearing your arguments on the boards


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msTake wrote:Is there

msTake wrote:
Is there anything left in the world to define?
Start talking with theists and you'll discover there really is.

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"Well the things that happen less often are more likely to be the result of the supper natural. A thing like loosing my keys in the morning is not likely supper natural, but finding a thousand dollars or meeting a celebrity might be."


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msTake wrote: So would

msTake wrote:
So would someone with a narcissistic personality disorder, who believes themselves to have supernatural abilities, but not believe in a God, be a gnostic atheist?

Can't say I suffer from NPD (though I might -- I am from Alaska, after all, and everyone knows everyone from Alaska is just like Sarah Palin). I am a gnostic atheist, though. I am quite sure the logical arguments against a deity makes god not only unlikely, but impossible. So, yes, there are gnostic atheists. However, we tend to be very polite about it.

Care for a truffle?

Oh, and -- welcome! I hope you stick around.

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 Thanks all, for the

 Thanks all, for the welcome.

Bold Nigel - help me out, my googling efforts are confusing me. if gnosticism is a belief that one can obtain special knowledge of a spiritual nature, does this mean a gnostic atheist believes in the supernatural, but not in a divine creator?  (Sounds like a Buddhist).