Guy M. Townsend wrote:
<Atheists, in my experience, have simply come to the
conclusion, after examining the available evidence,
that gods do not exist. (As opposed to the spineless
agnostic, who acknowledges the lack evidence of the
existence of gods but lacks the courage to draw the
This would be a subset of atheists. Some folk are
raised without religious views and are atheists by
default rather than by reasoned, critical reflection.
As for the "spineless agnostic," there are undoubtedly
some (as there are 'spineless' of all sorts), but
there are also principled agnostics.
Professor Horace Jeffery Hodges (Inv.) [Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley]
Hanshin University (Korean Theological University)
447-791 Kyunggido, Osan-City
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