What is the point of agnosticism?

What is the point of agnosticism?

There are 62 comments on the OUPblog story from Sep 23, 2010, titled What is the point of agnosticism?. In it, OUPblog reports that:

Do we really need agnosticism nowadays? The inventor of the name a agnosticisma TM, the Victorian evolutionist Thomas Henry Huxley, certainly found it useful to have a word describing his lack of certainty when he was surrounded by those who seemed to have no such doubt.

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Since: Jun 07

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#66 Apr 26, 2012
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>Finally...a topix poster who isn't obsessive-compulsive!
Which means you'll only be here temporarily. Too bad since topix is lacking so miserably in reasonable members who aren't committed to converting each other.
You're a theist. Go back to the theist forum.

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Since: May 07

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#67 Apr 26, 2012
Well, now, we're actually sharing this thread with the Religion forum along with the Science / Technology and Inventions forums so the theists aren't really off their turf.

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