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Diogenes October 26th, 2014 9:15pm

Inspired by ScottyDoesNo: Under the SOH profile, under religion, what is the difference between Atheist, Agnostic, and (No Choice)? Couldn't they all be considered homogenous?

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Zod Above Pugetropolis
10/26/14 7:56 pm

Atheist and agnostic are not remotely similar, it is possible to be an agnostic theist; many people are. It is also possible to be an agnostic atheist, again, fairly common. And no choice could be anything from an apatheist to "rather not say".

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
10/26/14 5:07 pm

Atheists feel certain that God isn't real; agnostics aren't sure.
Christians know Him personally. ✞

GubraLagima Tramp 2016
10/26/14 7:16 pm

Wrong. Agnostic isn't actually a position, it's a modifier. For example, there are agnostic theists and agnostic atheists.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
10/26/14 9:52 pm

I was agnostic of that. :o)

CTYankee!!! Connecticut
10/26/14 4:59 pm

Mine is no choice because I really don't want you to know

FacePalm That Trick Never Works
10/26/14 2:54 pm

They are not all the same thing. :)

FacePalm That Trick Never Works
10/26/14 2:57 pm

Atheists do not believe in a deity y of any kind. Agnostics believe while there may be a deity we can't know and we cannot interact with one. And the third is for people who want to claim something but don't fit the other choices :)

Diogenes Not Biden It
10/26/14 4:27 pm

Don't get all technical, FP! :). It was inspired by Scotty after all.

Nemacyst No Lives Matter
10/27/14 7:03 am

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Diogenes Not Biden It
10/27/14 8:32 am

Nema - hence the non-sequitur poll. But thanks for checking out for me! ;0)