I’ve always called myself an agnostic, and I think I really am, in the strictest sense. But there was a time when I wondered if I really should just go ahead and call myself an atheist, if I was being too waffle-y on the matter.
I came across an interesting article in the NY Times on this subject that I thought you might enjoy.
“…while I certainly think someone could easily be, and many people are, reasonable in being an agnostic about God…there are important goals served by our taking stands on issues where we cannot be objectively certain, or even know that we are right.”—Gary Gutting, professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame
Since I haven’t asked y’all any serious questions lately, as always, feel free to answer any or all:
Do we need to take a stance on God?
Does the idea of God strike you as bizarre?
Which arguments for/against the existence of God do you favor?