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On the suspension of belief and disbelief | Evolving Thoughts

On the suspension of belief and disbelief | Evolving Thoughts | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

I have often addressed the distinction between atheism and agnosticism but I haven’t said a lot about what agnosticism involves, apart from it being a suspension of judgement about belief claims. So a few remarks are in order, prompted (but probably misreading) a recent paper by Jane Friedman, “Rational Agnosticism and Degrees of Belief“, forthcoming in Oxford Studies in Epistemology, Volume 4.

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A deluded rabbi explains why *everyone* is a believer

Much to my chagrin, the Parade of Apologist Rabbis continues in the religion pages of PuffHo. Here is Rabbi Adam Jacobs of New York, with “The God test: why really everyone believes.” It really is the dumbest piece written by a rabbi that’s been HuffPo on my watch, and that’s saying something.

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