jcmmanuel
  • Male
  • Belgium
Share on Facebook
Share

Jcmmanuel's Friends

  • Laura
  • Morgan Matthew

Gifts Received

Gift

jcmmanuel has not received any gifts yet

Give a Gift

 

jcmmanuel's Page

Profile Information

Your Religious Status
Secular/Nonreligious/Agnostic, Christian
About Me:
Agnostic Christian, meaning: refuse to be part of the know-it-all christian community, willing to question just anything about faith, but also refusing to 'know more than we can' - and following this Carl Sagan reasoning, cannot be a (strong) atheist.

I also always attempt to oppose all religious or ideological fundamentalism, irrational thought, and therefore by consequence also oppose the Richard Dawkins type of atheism.

I am always curious to find an interesting agnostic or atheist - I mean, one who thinks wide, not compartmentalized, but with a real open mind. I know too many bigots among the Christian community to call myself Christian just like that, and I know too many bigots among atheists to be without any suspicion with regard to atheism. I wished atheism would still be what it was before Harris & Dawkins: truly reasonable.

I refuse to see evolution theory as either a theistic or atheistic issue. No one has the right to hijack science to serve his or her personal agenda. Creationism is unscientific and theories from Intelligent Design are bad theories - but to reason from order TO Intelligence complies with the best insights in quantum physics today (The stuff of which physical reality is constructed is mind-stuff, George Wald; also compare Paul A.M. Dirac).

I am a proponent of free speech and the (politically) secular state. Everyone, including atheists, Buddhists etc. have a right to live their lives in any way - be it according to our Human Rights conventions. We have gone a long road to be where we are today as a modern society, let us agree on one thing: not to loose it when the next bigot comes along with a great rhetoric. Everyone can make mistakes, but no one has the right to have his or her facts completely wrong - whether that be in the name of religion or in the name of atheism.

J.
Age
47-52
Why you left your religion.
dogmatism is no good - be it dogmatic Christianity, dogmatic atheism or whatever.

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Think Atheist to add comments!

Join Think Atheist

  • No comments yet!
 
 
 

Forum

Free Books to UK Schools

Started by JadeBlackOlive in Small Talk. Last reply by David Boots 2 hours ago. 1 Reply

Calling me kiddo?

Started by Belle Rose in Society. Last reply by Pope Beanie 20 hours ago. 17 Replies

What Do Canadians Think is Important?

Started by JadeBlackOlive in Small Talk. Last reply by Pope Beanie yesterday. 33 Replies

Blog Posts

Monoceros - the unicorn

Posted by Brad Snowder on February 18, 2017 at 5:45pm 0 Comments

New wave of terrorism

Posted by Noon Alif on February 16, 2017 at 9:54am 2 Comments

© 2017   Created by umar.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service