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PostSubject: Agnosticism   Mon Oct 13, 2008 8:09 am

Agnosticism is not a creed, but a method, the essence of which lies in the strict application of a single principle. Positive the principle May be expressed as: in the field of intellect, follow the ground as far as it can carry you without further reflection. And negatively, in the field of intellect, not claim that the conclusions are sure that not be demonstrated or demonstrable. It is wrong for a man to say he is sure the aim of the truth of the sentence, unless he can demonstrate the logical grounds that the security. That is what agnosticism claims, and in my opinion, it is everything that is important to agnosticism. ... The application of the principle results in the denial of, or the suspension of the decision on a number of proposals that would preserve today's church "gnostics" profess a full security
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