Atheist vs. Agnostic - What's the Dif...

Atheist vs. Agnostic - What's the Difference Between an Atheist and an Agnostic?

There are 7 comments on the About.com story from Oct 14, 2011, titled Atheist vs. Agnostic - What's the Difference Between an Atheist and an Agnostic?. In it, About.com reports that:

The difference between being an atheist and being an agnostic should be pretty clear.

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redneck

Glendale, OR

#1 Oct 18, 2011
An agnostic is an atheist with no balls.

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#2 Oct 19, 2011
redneck wrote:
An agnostic is an atheist with no balls.
So, basically, you are saying all agnostics are women, then?

<snerk>

That would mean they are universally smarter, too...

<laughing>
Patrick n Angela

Pompano Beach, FL

#3 Jan 10, 2016
Scratch and atheist and out pops an agnostic ?
hpcaban

Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico

#4 Jan 10, 2016
Patrick n Angela wrote:
Scratch and atheist and out pops an agnostic ?
Do you actually know the difference? If not, I would be only to happy to elucidate!
thetruth

East Barnet, UK

#5 Jan 11, 2016
Patrick n Angela wrote:
Scratch and atheist and out pops an agnostic ?
No Atheists were harmed during Patricia's violent scratching attempts.
Patrick n Angela

Pompano Beach, FL

#6 Jan 11, 2016
Agnostics often acknowledge that the existence of a deity is either unknowable in principle or currently unknown in fact. In university classes both atheism and agnosticism are discussed with their historical origin in western philosophy.
thetruth

East Barnet, UK

#7 Jan 12, 2016
Patrick n Angela wrote:
Agnostics often acknowledge that the existence of a deity is either unknowable in principle or currently unknown in fact. In university classes both atheism and agnosticism are discussed with their historical origin in western philosophy.
I prefer my teacher not to be a bitter ol' passive aggressive creationist scrooge who can't bear to hear Atheists speak.

It also helps to know the age of the earth.

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