Re: Numinism was Re: non-atheism
|From:||Andreas Johansson <and_yo@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, September 18, 2002, 12:04|
>--- 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.
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>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
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> que faciont
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