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Jos Gibbons's Avatar Jump to comment 124 by Jos Gibbons

It's an utterly pedantic argument......and one in which atheists are every bit as guilty as believers of semantic sleight of hand.

Whoa! Leave people like me out of this. Let Genericguy get the flak!

You see, this is what I've been saying all along - ask of each X whether there's enough evidence for it to justify a belief in it, and don't worry about terms like "supernatural" whose meaning isn't even agreed on. Anywhere who does "believe in the supernatural" has something specific in mind when they say that, so get Xs mentioned so we can have the proper discussion. That's all we need.

Tue, 17 Jul 2012 13:28:17 UTC | #949417