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Re: Numinism was Re: non-atheism

From:Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>
Date:Wednesday, September 18, 2002, 12:04
Padraic wrote:

>--- Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...> wrote: > > I sent a message last week about the possible need > > for a word "non-atheist" > > to cover people who are not atheists but neither > > necessarily theists (they > > may believe in jinns, angels or similar creatures), > > which seems to've > > disappeared in the aether. > >We came up with "numinist". I.e., one who believes in >some kind of Other power, be it gods or angels or >leprechauns, even nonpersonified forces; but is much >broader than "theist" can define.
I like it. Andreas
> >I suppose we'd have to also coin "anuminist" as well - >one who either denies entirely the possibility of >numina; or else simply doesn't believe in them. Thank >the Numina that "agnostic" is broad enough to not >require a nother new word! > > > Andreas > >Padraic. > > >===== >beuyont alch geont la ciay la cina >mangeiont alch geont y faues la lima; > pe' ne m' molestyont > que faciont >doazque y facyont in rima. > >__________________________________________________ >Do you Yahoo!? >Yahoo! News - Today's headlines >
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