Weak atheism

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A weak atheist is someone who does not believe in a [[god]], but does not claim to know that there is no god.  The term "weak atheism" is used to contrast it with [[strong atheism]].
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A "weak" atheist is one who doesn't claim that there is no god, but instead simply lacks belief in a god.  This form of atheism (contrasted with [[strong atheism]]) is the commonest form.  Theists most commonly use only the "strong" definition in debates, but this is a misrepresentation of most atheists.
  
 
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[[Category: Atheism]]

Revision as of 12:29, 5 October 2006

A "weak" atheist is one who doesn't claim that there is no god, but instead simply lacks belief in a god. This form of atheism (contrasted with strong atheism) is the commonest form. Theists most commonly use only the "strong" definition in debates, but this is a misrepresentation of most atheists.

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