Weak agnostics are simply without belief in God. They make no claim and thus have nothing to defend. Strong agnostics claim that nobody can have rational belief in, let alone knowledge of God’s existence or non-existence. That is a robust claim in need of supporting arguments. I meet a lot of ignostics on social media […]
Atheism is a Theology
A few days ago, I posted the following statement in a tweet: “When atheists make claims about God’s non-existence, they are making theological statements. So when they categorically disparage theology — as so many do — they also inadvertently disparage their own theological opinions. That’s called cutting off the branch you’re sitting on.” The essence […]
Nate suggests that “God” is a theoretical term. Is he correct?
One of my readers, Nate, provided an extended comment in response to my essay “Ignosticism? A response to Advocatus Atheist“. Not only was it long, but it was meaty too. Indeed, it was a full course meal. I’ve decided to republish it here so that we can reflect a bit on Nate’s attempt to redeem […]