Re: irrational atheists

Samael (
Sat, 9 Jan 1999 11:59:06 -0000

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>Technically, by definition you're an atheist. Don't be afraid of the word.
>It simply means "absence of belief in a god or gods".

According to my dictionary it means 'one who denies there is a god(s)'

>You're also technically correct in not referring to yourself as an
>agnostic, since agnosticism is a position regarding the possibility of
>knowledge: specifically that knowledge about a given topic is unattainable
>in principle. This, I assume, is not your opinion.

Again, according to my dictionary, an agnostic is one who holds no opinion on the existence or lack thereof of god(s).

ie a-gnostic = without knowledge.

This is also what I was taught whilst studying philosophy.