In presenting on my ideas on atheism in other forums, I've been told that I'm ignoring the distinction between Weak and Strong atheism. This is a distinction which I had not previously encountered in…Continue
"Weak vs Strong atheism might also depend on the God. Ask a Christian if he believes in the Monkey God Hanuman, most probably that Christian will be a strong atheist in regards to Hanuman. But ask that same Christian if he believes in Allah,…"
"My definition of strong atheism is: a greater than 50% likelihood that god does not exist.My heart supports strong atheism, but my head says: OK, prove it. Prove, based on evidence/logic of the cosmos, or evidence/logic of scripture, that god is…"
"It seems the only difference between milestones six and seven is that milestone six retains the notion of keeping an open mind, as any good scientist or skeptic should do. However, as Sentient points out, "Just as i know the sun will rise…"
"This is, more or less, how the issue was originally presented to me. I really appreciate the reference.It seems to me that Dr. Dawkins has confused the epistemic claim and the metaphysical claim. There is the binary claim of atheism (it's…"
"I don't think this is what you'd call an academic source, but see:-
(from his book "The God Delusion"):-
Dawkins posits that "the existence of God is a scientific hypothesis like any other."…"
In presenting on my ideas on atheism in other forums, I've been told that I'm ignoring the distinction between Weak and Strong atheism. This is a distinction which I had not previously encountered in my studies. I would like to examine this distinction more for a presentation I'm giving supporting strong atheism, but I am unaware of many sources that discuss it directly. I am looking into Anthony Flew and his work, but apart from that I am lost.As such, I am seeking help from the community. Do…See More
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