Atheist/Anti-theist/Agnostic Troper Group:

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This is not a thread for bashing on religion. The forum rules on civility and complaining still apply.

This thread is meant to be a welcoming and inviting place for Atheists, Antitheists, and Agnoists to talk about their beliefs and experiences.

edited 3rd Oct '14 1:27:15 PM by Madrugada

Mystical Monkey Master
This is not a thread for bashing on religion. The forum rules on civility and complaining still apply.

This thread is meant to be a welcoming and inviting place for Atheists, Antitheists, and Agnoists to talk about their beliefs and experiences.

edited 3rd Oct '14 1:27:15 PM by Madrugada

Bunny
I suppose I would fall under Agnostic. I do believe in a god, I just don't believe that any of the current religions are correct.
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Why lump in Anti-theists with Atheists and Agnostics? That makes no sense.
Mystical Monkey Master
that's why I separate the religion from the philosophy. a religious Buddhist believes in reincarnation (at least most of them do) but a philosophical Buddhist takes the hippyish mindset and leaves the rest in the ash pile.

because anti-theism is (according to hitchens and dawkins) just extremely strong atheism.

edited 22nd Feb '11 11:53:38 AM by vanthebaron

5 Tzetze22nd Feb 2011 11:55:24 AM from a converted church in Venice, Italy
DUMB
Why lump in Anti-theists with Atheists and Agnostics?

I don't think you understand togetherness.
Mystical Monkey Master
[up]this too. we are all (not Christan/Catholic/Jewish/Muslim/ect)
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Atheistic Humanist  Slowzombie ponders about language again here, how'dya do?

edited 22nd Feb '11 12:02:22 PM by slowzombie

Mystical Monkey Master
good
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I'm confused as to how 'Gnostic' is being used in this sense.
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Oh My
Apathetic agnostic. Is religiously Buddhist.
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11 Tzetze22nd Feb 2011 12:27:12 PM from a converted church in Venice, Italy
DUMB
I'm confused as to how 'Gnostic' is being used in this sense.

«gnostic» knowledge is divine knowledge, so «agnostic means «lack of knowledge of the divine», basically.
Mystical Monkey Master
basically what i was gonna say if Google wasn't being a twat thinking I meant agnostic
Things make people happy
Right, but I'm wondering if this group is also for people with knowledge of the divine, since the thread name includes Gnostics as welcome.

(Not that theists aren't welcome, but I figured this would be atheist/agnostic/humanist focused.)
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14 Tzetze22nd Feb 2011 12:52:02 PM from a converted church in Venice, Italy
DUMB
Oh, I hadn't noticed that... well I guess we can call up our Mandaean friends
15 NativeJovian22nd Feb 2011 12:55:41 PM from Orlando, Florida
Io vs Jupiter
I suppose I would fall under Agnostic. I do believe in a god, I just don't believe that any of the current religions are correct.
The term I've heard for that is "deist". Agnostic is "I don't know if God exists or not" ("and I don't care, either" is optional).
16 Tzetze22nd Feb 2011 01:05:58 PM from a converted church in Venice, Italy
DUMB
«deism» has more implications, like the one god being something like the Biblical one, and having a hands-off attitude towards creation.
Bunny
Hands off, like a clockmaker? He just built the universe and let it run?

...Then yes, I'd probably fall under deist.
One of my few regrets about being born female is the inability to grow a handlebar mustache. -Landstander
18 Morven22nd Feb 2011 01:18:22 PM from Seattle, WA, USA
Nemesis
... if you guys want me to fix the title, let me know what you want it to be.

And probably not 'Torper', either.
A brighter future for a darker age.
Mystical Monkey Master
drop the "torper"
20 Tzetze22nd Feb 2011 01:22:50 PM from a converted church in Venice, Italy
DUMB
Okay, but now I'm confused too, what's the «gnostic» for?
21 Morven22nd Feb 2011 01:23:43 PM from Seattle, WA, USA
Nemesis
OK, I fixed the typos and removed 'Gnostic' because it didn't really seem to fit the name.
A brighter future for a darker age.
Mystical Monkey Master
...gnostic is not one of the main 3 religions
23 Tzetze22nd Feb 2011 01:28:05 PM from a converted church in Venice, Italy
DUMB
Neither's Tengriism. Your point?
Mystical Monkey Master
[up]I forgot where I was going nevermind

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