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Monday, August 28, 2006

Are You An Atheist Or An Agnostic?



I am compiling a blogroll of atheists and agnostics. Do you consider yourself to be in either of these categories? And if so, would you like to be added to the blogroll?

Please leave a reply here.

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79 Comments:

Anonymous Paul Maybury Jr. said...

I am an atheist living in the USA. I am surrounded by dangerous people who believe that they do the will of invisible, mysterious, all powerful beings. They believe in devils, angels, hell, heaven, and gods. They thank god for good things that happen and take the blame for all bad things that happen. They think that I am the crazy one. My name is Paul Maybury Jr.

28/8/06 1:48 pm  
Blogger Topper said...

I would consider myself an agnostic. It is a shame that there aren't more agnostics or atheists living in this blasted "Bible Land" known as Oklahoma.

28/8/06 2:16 pm  
Blogger Brian said...

I am an atheist. I don't know how interesting my blog is . . . I just started it a few weeks ago. But I'd be happy to be on the blogroll.

rightofreason.blogspot.com

28/8/06 2:52 pm  
Blogger beepbeepitsme said...

Idiot/Savant said,

August 28, 2006 at 3:57 pm

Might as well add me in the atheist category…

Asher said,

August 28, 2006 at 4:29 pm

Yeah, feel free to add me as an atheist

28/8/06 3:00 pm  
Blogger beepbeepitsme said...

Beep, I am definately an atheist (and also, in some senses of the term, an agnostic), so to sure.
Jan Haugland • 8/27/06

28/8/06 3:04 pm  
Blogger The (liberal)Girl Next Door said...

Please count me as an atheist! There are far too few of us in the U.S. as it is, so I'm happy to be counted on your blogroll. I figure that after we come to terms with the myth of America, we might be ready to tackle the absurdity of believing in a God. Time will tell.

28/8/06 3:21 pm  
Anonymous Cody said...

I'm the Executive Exchequer of Chocolate at Baylor University's Inherently Unofficial Atheists and Agnostics Society, so count me in!

28/8/06 3:33 pm  
Anonymous simon said...

Hi Beep!

I'd love to be on your new blogroll. Please put me down under atheist. I'm assuming that belief in the Flying Spaghetti Monster and the Holy Sauce doesn't count.Eh?

28/8/06 4:10 pm  
Blogger BigHeathenMike said...

I'm an atheist and I'd love to be included on your list. I am certainly open to proof and am willing to change my mind, but the way things stand at the moment, I don't see me becoming one with Christ, Allah, Krishna or anyone else anytime soon.
Thanks!

28/8/06 5:09 pm  
Blogger EoR said...

An atheist. Thank god.

28/8/06 6:18 pm  
Blogger SteveG said...

Carnap used to say that when a normal person asked, he would say he was an atheist, but when a philosopher asked, he would say he was an agnostic.

Count me in as an atheist.

28/8/06 9:51 pm  
Blogger Procrastinatrix said...

Count me in as atheist/agnostic.

Rose

28/8/06 10:33 pm  
Blogger Arthur_Vandelay said...

Weak atheist.

28/8/06 10:46 pm  
Blogger Yellow Dog said...

Add me to your blogroll of free thinkers.

28/8/06 11:33 pm  
Blogger Stardust1954 said...

I am an atheist. I do not believe in the existence of gods or goddesses or any supernatural entities.

28/8/06 11:44 pm  
Blogger Bahnsen Burner said...

Beep,

I am an intransigent atheist, so feel free to count me in. I too live in the USA and, as Paul Maybury, Jr., said of himself above, I am surrounded by potentially dangerous people who believe they are in contact with invisible magic beings who "see" and "know" more than they do. Christians think of themselves as fishers of men's souls. Think of me as one fish that got away.

My blog is Incinerating Presuppositionalism.

Regards,
Dawson

28/8/06 11:48 pm  
Blogger Duane said...

Sure, why not? I'm somewhere between an atheist and an agnostic. But I don't care much for either title. Both words assume some abnormality in what would be default position in any other field of thought. I am not an amermaidist just because there is no evidence for mermaids.

29/8/06 2:00 am  
Blogger OccamsEdge said...

you can add my blathering blog http://occamsedge.blogspot.com/

Somewhere between agnostic and atheist

Semantically, there is no content difference between “In the beginning, God said “let there be light” and “from the singularity (the Big Bang) the universe exploded in a burst of energy”.

There is a diametrically opposite world view between the two statements.

For my simple mind the major difference can be stated thusly; The first statement implies explicit knowledge that is handed down from on high, unalterable, unquestionable and non falsifiable. The second implies questioning, wondering and experimentation – and the ability to discard theories that do not adhere to observation and measurement.

As an engineer, I can not look at what little of the universe I’m able to perceive without awe and wonder at how well it all works – however, as a curiosity driven homo sap I also can’t resist poking and teasing with the miniscule tools at my disposal at some the more accessible bits, in my case the electromagnetic spectrum, - I’m still playing with the two slit problem with Schrödinger's cat.

29/8/06 3:20 am  
Blogger CyberKitten said...

I'm happy to join this Merry Band.......

29/8/06 8:17 am  
Blogger Make Tea Not War said...

I'm an atheist- I sometimes post about atheist related things...

http://thelongdarkteatimeofthesoul.wordpress.com/

(Also a Douglas Adams fan)

29/8/06 8:33 am  
Blogger rebeleyeball said...

I really dislike labels. Mainly because I have spent way too much time trying to find any suitable ones to fit me. I don't think I am an atheist, but I wouldn't really fall into the agnostic category unless your definitely is that no matter what happens life, I wouldn't be surprised. Maybe there is a "Heaven", maybe there is darkness and dirt, maybe you come back as an "eyeball" or maybe it's the aliens. So, if that qualifies me, I would be honored to be added to your blog roll. How's that for an excruciatingly long answer to a simple question?

29/8/06 9:41 am  
Blogger Mark said...

A Rational Being - Atheist

29/8/06 11:29 am  
Blogger Boss Foxx said...

I'm an atheist. My blog doesn't have much at all to do with my atheism, however.

29/8/06 12:43 pm  
Blogger coturnix said...

Sure, why not.

29/8/06 12:50 pm  
Anonymous SH said...

I, most definitely and proudly, am an atheist. :-) Please count me in. Thank you.

29/8/06 12:56 pm  
Blogger Hellbound Alleee said...

You either believe in a god or gods, or you don't believe. I don't believe. I am an atheist person

. Do I have knowledge about the existence or non-existence of the supernatural? I do. I am an atheist person.

How am I defined? I am an individualist. I am Alleee.

29/8/06 1:22 pm  
Blogger Dikkii said...

Agnostic. Defiantly so.

Although, I sometimes wish that I was an apatheist again - so much easier.

29/8/06 1:27 pm  
Blogger Jay Denari said...

Hi!

I consider myself to be an "agnostic animist." I have no need for gods of any form, but think the other species we share this world with are worth trying to communicate with (however we might do that) b/c they can teach us things. Definitely skeptical & pro-science, so count me in.

Http://chiliasmchronicles.blogspot.com

29/8/06 1:51 pm  
Blogger Drunken Tune said...

I consider myself an atheist and an ignostic. I live in Baltimore, surrounded by Baptists and other emotionally stunted humans. My website is mostly concerned with the religious loons taking over, so I guess that counts as an atheist blog. Do I make the cut?

29/8/06 2:07 pm  
Anonymous A Pang, TSA webmaster said...

Representing a whole lot of atheists and agnostics in the Toronto area.

29/8/06 2:07 pm  
Blogger Gary Farber said...

Yeah, I am, but I also amn't impressed when atheists are rude about preaching any more than when religious people try to instruct me on why their views are superior. I care more about whether people are annoying than why.

29/8/06 2:12 pm  
Blogger PJB said...

I'm an atheist, unless believing in the FSM counts...

29/8/06 3:20 pm  
Blogger Gen. JC Christian, Patriot said...

Now I know why I like that Liberal Girl. I'm an atheist too.

29/8/06 3:24 pm  
Blogger thehim said...

I'm in too. I'm kind of inbetween atheist and agnostic, but probably more atheist.

29/8/06 3:46 pm  
Blogger Dave said...

I may already be there, but please include The Galloping Beaver

29/8/06 4:07 pm  
Blogger Alon Levy said...

I'm a (mostly) strong atheist, blogging at http://abstractnonsense.wordpress.com

29/8/06 4:18 pm  
Blogger rebeleyeball said...

Didn't my last comment come through?

Anyway, I like to think of myself as a "Secular Humanist" like one of my favorite authors, Kurt Vonnegut. But I wouldn't be shocked if there actually is some type of diety. I guess that makes me an agnostic.

29/8/06 4:19 pm  
Blogger franky said...

I conside rmyself an atheist.

29/8/06 5:57 pm  
Blogger Aaron Kinney said...

count me in!!!

http://killtheafterlife.blogspot.com

and also:

http://goosetheantithesis.blogspot.com


thanx!

29/8/06 6:15 pm  
Blogger Daniel said...

I am an ATHEIST and proud of it! Religion of any kind divides us, as does nationalism and capitalism.

We the people have to reclaim our world from the madmen who are running the world and us!

29/8/06 6:49 pm  
Blogger Bronze Dog said...

I'm an atheist of the "I haven't heard a good definition or seen good evidence" kind. Now quit with the comment spam. ;)

29/8/06 9:14 pm  
Blogger Flanar said...

Yes, Beep Beep. I am an atheist and agnostic too. Not exactly a warrior on this cause. As a matter of fact, I have other war here in my city against corruption e in favor of democracy and citizenship.
But you may include me in your new blog rolling.
Cheers

29/8/06 9:20 pm  
Blogger bigdumbchimp said...

Count me as one of the godless assholes.

29/8/06 9:59 pm  
Blogger an average patriot said...

I will gladly sign on! I guess I would consider myself an agnostic. I believe there is something out there that influenced this world at one point but not sure what yet.
Still working on it! I do know the bible is full of inconsistencies and misconstrued facts and asserstions!
These perverted funamentalist have screwed us all up. It will get a lot worse. We have unbridled religiosity on both sides of this so called war on terror and that spells serious trouble. I blog on http://www.anaveragepatriot.com

29/8/06 10:57 pm  
Blogger Parge said...

Hi. Please add me as an atheist. Thanks.

30/8/06 12:14 am  
Blogger SINCRONIA said...

(second atemmpt) As I think I'm in a transitional status, please consider me AGNOSTIC. (I think there are too many things I just don't know)
And as many had talked about their context, I must say I'm surrounded of many mystical people who believes in ghosts, green people, spirits, misteriuos energies,... and all combined with the catholic

30/8/06 2:17 am  
Blogger pissed off patricia said...

atheist

30/8/06 2:37 am  
Blogger Chimera said...

I am neither Atheist nor Agnostic. I am Pagan, complete with gods, goddesses, and mythologies.

I don't "believe in" the gods and goddesses -- I am the gods and goddesses.

And unlike most folks with religious leanings, I'm fully aware that my mythologies are just that -- myths made up over the course of time (probably in the long cold winters when there wasn't much else to do) to keep mankind from freaking out over the self-aware fact that he is mortal and will someday die.

I'm not quite sure how you're gonna categorize me on this, but I'm looking forward to exploring the blogroll!

30/8/06 3:41 am  
Blogger Ilkka Kokkarinen said...

I am an atheist.

30/8/06 4:33 am  
Anonymous Mark H said...

Atheist here.

biomesblog.typepad.com

30/8/06 5:12 am  
Blogger Kriscinda said...

Atheist.

http://goldbricker.blogspot.com/

30/8/06 9:46 am  
Anonymous Adam Scanlan said...

Sign me up Beep. Atheist.

30/8/06 10:17 am  
Blogger ryan maddox said...

I am an atheist, however I do not have a blog.

I don't mean to make trouble, but I find this comment to be hypocrite:

"I am an ATHEIST and proud of it! Religion of any kind divides us, as does nationalism and capitalism.

We the people have to reclaim our world from the madmen who are running the world and us!"-daniel

Daniel, you are anti-nationalism, yet you believe in a concept of "us". That sounds ridiculous. Do you mean us as humans? and if so, why must I be associated with you?

I am just actually curious.

30/8/06 10:50 am  
Anonymous Kathy K said...

Hmm - does an apatheist count?

30/8/06 11:07 am  
Blogger Kristine said...

Okay-dokey, I see people that I know here. Atheism in the belly, fire in my eyes. No gods, no masters, no clown cars. Nyuh-uhh.

30/8/06 11:21 am  
Anonymous brad said...

an agnostic-christian. thinking about it hurts.

30/8/06 11:38 am  
Blogger adspar said...

atheist
http://seeforyourself.blogspot.com/

30/8/06 1:14 pm  
Blogger John said...

Became an atheist 35 years ago at the age of 18. I was told, over and over, that the day would come when I "return to Christ". I have had numerous trials in my 53 years that could have led me fall on my knees and pray - if there were even the tiniest thought in the back of my brain that there were some higher power out there capable of delivering me from my anguish. But I am so thoroughly convinced that no such thing exists, that regardless of my pain there was absolutely no reason to waste a moment of my time with it. For better or worse, this is all I have. I'm not going to make up a "happy ending" to comfort me in my rapidly passing years. I'll die rational, if nothing else.

Add me.

www.evolutionarymiddleman.blogspot.com

30/8/06 1:33 pm  
Anonymous Jeff Shaumeyer said...

I am a self-avowed, practising athiest. After 35 or more years, I'm pretty good at it, too.

30/8/06 1:44 pm  
Blogger beepbeepitsme said...

Ok bearcastle, welcome to the new blogroll :)

30/8/06 2:03 pm  
Blogger dietcoupon said...

Why yes, yes I am.

I'm in the process of switching to Wordpress, and I don't want to make that blog public until it's reasonably attractive, but if you could quickly shoot an email to dietcoupon (at) hotmail (dot) com I'll give you that URL to add to the blogroll as soon as I can!

30/8/06 3:58 pm  
Blogger Steve said...

Big atheist here. Although, my blog is mostly about me also being a big homo. But yeah, atheist.

30/8/06 8:43 pm  
Blogger Bacon Eating Atheist Jew said...

I'd like to be included if you allow Zionist Atheists.

31/8/06 6:56 am  
Blogger Roya said...

Add me too. I'm an atheist as well. :)

31/8/06 5:54 pm  
Blogger Deacon Barry said...

Please include me. Should we be posting our URLs? Otherwise you'll have to go through all the links to get them, and as you're already up to 64, and counting, that could take up valuable blogging time. Mine is www.deaconbarry.blogspot.com
This is a great idea, and a valuable resource.

31/8/06 7:56 pm  
Blogger Spooner Jenkins said...

Atheists are for the Devil. I mean no disrespect by that. I think almost everything is for the Devil. I think I might have a problem.

1/9/06 12:54 pm  
Blogger Sportin' Life said...

Hi beepbeep,

Thanks for all your comments on my blog--and for the most recent one luring me here.

Yes, I consider myself an atheist and would appreciate a link in your blogroll.

This comment thread is already a valuable resource for finding some interesting blogs I didn't know before!

Take care everyone.

http://sportinlife.blogspot.com

1/9/06 1:18 pm  
Blogger HildrethR said...

I'm a long-confirmed agnostic, because I actually enjoy the process of learning that comes from admitting that I don't know the answer. There's a great deal in various religious systems that's frightening, and there's also much that has genuine value.

I find that those who are especially rigid in their belief systems, whether religious or secular, have to work especially hard to keep from learning anything that might upset their view of the world. I'm all for having my worldview turned upside down and often.

3/9/06 10:14 am  
Blogger beepbeepitsme said...

I am not prepared to give up a "secular world view". I have quite a few reasons for this, but I am not sure I will go into them at this stage.

There are forces of dominionism happening from 2 very politically active sides, that of christian dominionism and islamic dominionism. I don't want to live in a theocracy. I enjoy the fruits and benefits of a secular, liberal society.

Dominionism http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dominionism

3/9/06 5:46 pm  
Anonymous Denise said...

I'm Atheist. Add me, please.

4/9/06 10:47 am  
Anonymous ted said...

Beep,

I've been away and busy doing other stuff and I've managed to miss this one. I'd like to be included as well, if that's ok...

4/9/06 11:21 am  
Blogger TOR Hershman said...

Ohhhhh, you may, indeed, add my lill' blog to your list of Atheist Blogs.

Stay on Groovin' (DNA Jungle) Safari,
TOR Hershman

10/9/06 9:07 pm  
Blogger L>T said...

agnostic. great blog BTW

11/9/06 1:26 am  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

my podcasting co-host and I are both atheistic. we try to keep our science podcast out of the realm of religious criticism and stick to the stories of the week, but hey, pro scienec is pro freethought, am i wrong?

8/10/06 4:55 pm  
Blogger Joolya said...

Hi! Can I play, too? I am definitely one of the godless. But have yet to commit acts of terrorism, genocide, or other crimes against humanity. Go figure!

26/10/06 3:44 pm  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

please add me. strong atheist.

28/10/06 6:33 am  
Anonymous Two Percent Company said...

Sorry this took so long, but you can count us all as atheists.

9/11/06 3:04 am  
Blogger Melissa said...

Always considered myself an atheist...brought up that way.

Some atheists claim I'm not an atheist or that I should call myself an agnostic because I do believe that there are NATURAL forces at work that we may not be able to measure with current technology; just think back to before we knew anything about quantum physics if you don't get how I can think that.

However, I don't believe in any sort of deity putting these forces in order...call me what you will, but I guess I'd consider myself an open-minded, non-theistic skeptic! :)

24/1/07 4:56 am  
Anonymous Chris said...

You are making the common mistake of assuming that one cannot be both. Atheism is a position of belief while agnosicism refers to knowledge. As an atheist, I do not believe in the existence of gods. As an agnostic, I hold the view that it is impossible to prove or disprove the existence of gods. In other words, even if gods did exist, it would be impossible to prove it. Therefore, I am an agnostic atheist...I do not believe in the existence of any gods but I don't believe it is possible to prove (or to know) that gods do not exist.

31/1/07 7:12 am  

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