"I am sure that this subject has beaten to death here, but I am going to keep beating it beyond recognition:
Definitions of Agnostic:
1. a person who holds that the existence of the ultimate cause, as God, and the essential nature of things are…"
"Yeah it is an interesting exercise in semantics to communicate this idea successfully. I can certainly say that I have an absence of belief, but I cannot say that I have an active disbelief. For instance I don't go around saying, "There is…"
"To clarify, I find it to be intellectually dishonest and moreover, egotistical to say that you know with absolute certainty that there is no god, gods, or the like. Do I find that there is any compelling evidence to prove a god theory? No. Do I…"
"Welcome CG and Ben! If you all are interested in meeting up more often, there's always the Chicago Brights group and the Chicagoland Skeptics. If anyone else has any ideas or thoughts, please post them here... the more groups and ideas we have…"
"Alexandra, I'm going to try. I will first deal with possible communication problems.
In every attempt at communication, thoughts have to pass through several "screens" (a Zen idea), and at any of these screens errors can harm the…"
"So much to catch up on! I still don't care much for the skinny "Comments" section; did the webmaster decide we all need to go on a diet, or what?
Joan, I wish my Mom hadd had a "team" when she was going through chemo…"
"I guess I am redneck. As a child I talked twangy and it seemed to be what those around me were doing. Imagine the worst redneck accent and I had it. I joined the Army and my training instructor asked what part of Georgia I was from. He was…"
"@Rachel: Realizing I have only one life to live also encourages me to live a happier and fuller life, as well as invest in a future I know I will not be around to appreciate. It seems only logical to me.
@Dennis: I've always wondered what it…"