Posted: Oct 07, 2010 10:34 pm
Teuton wrote:
LIFE wrote:I couldn't find another source where he said something similar with regard to the label atheism so I suppose the predominant contemporary definition of atheism at that time was that an atheist claims to know that there are no deities? Similar to what Dawkins describes as strong atheism then?

"It is worth noting that the 'positive atheist' need not have certainty that God doesn't exist: it is a matter of belief, not knowledge."


Seems like everybody has a different definition, no wonder so many are confused.