On Mon, Jul 8, 2013 meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:

> Many people, and dictionaries, confuse agnosticism="that whether or not
> God exists is unknown" with agnosticism="that whether or not God exists is
> impossible to know".

If God created the universe that would be a fact about physics that would
be very interesting to know, and I see no reason in principle we couldn't
detect it; and if He was constantly tinkering with His creation as many
think then He would be even easier to detect. But we see nothing.

 > I agree with Sam Harris that "atheist" is not a very useful appellation
> because it only describes someone in contrast to "theist".

That makes no sense. The word "nonfiction" is useful but it only describes
something in contrast to "fiction".

  John K Clark

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