Sounder mailing list etiquette and future direction

Cybe R. Wizard cybe_r_wizard at
Sat Dec 5 14:03:11 GMT 2009

On Sat, 5 Dec 2009 10:42:48 +0100 (CET)
"Amedee Van Gasse (ub)" <amedee-ubuntu at> wrote:

> On Sat, December 5, 2009 01:43, Samuel Thurston, III wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 6:36 PM, Amedee Van Gasse (ub)
> > <amedee-ubuntu at> wrote:
> >> If you are an atheist, does that mean that you can give an exact
> >> description of what you don't believe in? Can you make a mental
> >> image of whatever you deny the existence of? "imagining" is a
> >> cognitive process that is fundamental to the concept of
> >> "believing".
> >
> > As an Atheist, I don't believe in anything which I would have to
> > imagine in this pure isolated way.  I don't believe in things for
> > which there is not evidence other than anecdotal account.
> That's not atheism, that's agnosticism.
No, that's atheism.  Agnosticism doesn't profess belief one way of the
other, claiming ignorance of the whole subject: 

cybe at WizardsTower:~$ dict agnostic
      adj 1: of or pertaining to an agnostic or agnosticism
      2: uncertain of all claims to knowledge [syn: {agnostic},
         {agnostical}] [ant: {gnostic}]
      n 1: someone who is doubtful or noncommittal about something
           [syn: {agnostic}, {doubter}]
      2: a person who claims that they cannot have true knowledge
         about the existence of God (but does not deny that God might

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