In high school I had three BFF’s (Best Friends Forever!) all of them had higher grades than I did and being somewhat insecure about that I thought that meant they actually knew more than I did. I am still friends with one of them but this tale involves the other two, I’ll call them Jen and Jane. During a conversation I only vaguely remember I used the word “cobbler” as in “He lives across the street from a cobbler.” Be aware that I grew up in Calgary, AB Canada, but my parents…
Agnosticism privileges the religious argument. It says that the religious argument is, at least, as likely as the Atheist argument. However, while the Atheist argument actually has supporting evidence (take a key feature of that argument: "The Universe requires no gods to exist." Then, Occam's Razor.) the religious argument rests on assumptions that rest on other assumptions- turtles all the way down.
It's not that lack of evidence is evidence against the religious…Continue