There's something about ietsism

There's something about ietsism

There are 2 comments on the CNN story from Aug 7, 2013, titled There's something about ietsism. In it, CNN reports that:

It is without question that the modern American religious debate has been whittled down to two heavyweights: Christians and atheists.

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“you must not give faith”

Since: Jul 12

Leicester, UK

#1 Aug 10, 2013
This made me stop reading.
"Ietsism (Dutch for somethingism) is not a groundbreaking belief system; instead it’s merely a political joke that has gained traction. Akin to agnostic theism, ietsists believe there is something else to the universe but are uncertain of its role and characteristics. No one view of God or a higher being seems to fit, and ietsists aren't afraid to wonder. There is simply something more to be seen."
First agnostic theism is bull S*** to be agnostic is to say you are ignorant on a matter, whereas to be theistic is to say that a God exists which is a claim of knowledge and thus you can't be ignorant!

Second ietsism isn't even theistic as it said "No one view of God or a higher being seems to fit" and "there is something else to the universe but are uncertain of its role and characteristics." How can you be theistic if you don't know what this higher something is?

“Quantum Junctn: Use Both Lanes”

Since: Dec 06

Tulsa, Oklahoma USofA

#2 Aug 11, 2013
Benjamin Frankly wrote:
This made me stop reading.
"Ietsism (Dutch for somethingism) is not a groundbreaking belief system; instead it’s merely a political joke that has gained traction. Akin to agnostic theism, ietsists believe there is something else to the universe but are uncertain of its role and characteristics. No one view of God or a higher being seems to fit, and ietsists aren't afraid to wonder. There is simply something more to be seen."

First agnostic theism is bull S*** to be agnostic is to say you are ignorant on a matter, whereas to be theistic is to say that a God exists which is a claim of knowledge and thus you can't be ignorant!
Second ietsism isn't even theistic as it said "No one view of God or a higher being seems to fit" and "there is something else to the universe but are uncertain of its role and characteristics." How can you be theistic if you don't know what this higher something is?
Interesting.

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