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TAPs and PAPs

This wasn't really meant to be a blog entry, but it wound up being too long to fit in my page comments. This is from the Wikipedia page on agnosticism:

Dawkins also identifies two categories of agnostics; Temporary Agnostics in Practice (TAPs), and Permanent Agnostics in Principle (PAPs). Dawkins considers temporary agnosticism an entirely reasonable position, but views permanent agnosticism as "fence-sitting, intellectual cowardice."

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Added by Space Sergeant 101 on February 18, 2012 at 1:58am — No Comments

Apatheism

This was originally posted over at Cubik's Rube.




Apatheism



Or specifically, why I am not an apatheist.



I'm not exactly sure how long the term's been in common usage (and you know how I feel about doing research), but I'd guess it's only really taken off since atheism started becoming mainstream. For anyone not quite caught up, "apatheism" is a portmanteau of "apathy" and "theism" (or "atheism", I… Continue

Added by Cubik's Rube on November 27, 2009 at 5:21pm — No Comments

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