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Re: Theos-World To Carlos- Concerning Vince and Good Christians- Sorry, but I...

Mar 23, 2006 04:00 PM
by Jerry Hejka-Ekins

Agnostic is a word coined by Thomas Huxley in the nineteenth century. He was playing on the word "gnostic", meaning, "to know." The "a" is a negation. So one who is agnostic is one who doesn't know.

Jerry wrote:

In a message dated 3/23/2006 10:49:21 AM Central Standard Time, writes:

So the basis of agnosticism is gnosticism, according to your interpretation of the First Theosophical Statement?


Not at all, at least not as the term agnostic, which really means apatheitic in modern speech, is used now.

Not that it matters.

Chuck the Heretic

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