I find that many people believe that being 'agnostic' means that you believe that there is some kind of supreme being, but not any specific one. WRONG! Agnostic is when you maintain the view that religion is a subject unable to ever be proved. That you stand in the middle ground between theism and atheism, 'believing' in neither but open to the fact that either can be true. The term itself is a little bit contradictory. Just remember that agnostic people standing in the "muddy" ground between either side.
"Agnosticism is the view that the truth value of certain claims—especially claims about the existence or non-existence of any deity, but also other religious and metaphysical claims—is unknown or unknowable."
My view is that atheism in itself is a religion --in that it's a belief that something doesn't exist --which is undoubtedly a BELIEF, not based on scientific fact. Thing is, those kind of paranormally things can't be proved on science, but rather philosophy. People should be able to chose whichever 'religion' (polytheism, theism, atheism) as they will since those kind of things (as of yet) can't be proven and probably won't ever be proven in life itself.
There is also a term rather close to agnostic, which is 'agonistic'. Do not get either confused. 'agonistic' is a term coined by Weissman (a historian) to describe the nature of social relationships and such of Renaissance Florence.
Think about that.
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