Different Types of Atheists

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Different Types of Atheists

Post by Buzz » Fri Oct 29, 2010 10:00 am

I am an Anomic Atheist.

That means I will fight to my last breath and last drop of blood.
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Re: Different Types of Atheists

Post by Hemingway » Fri Oct 29, 2010 11:20 am

Jeez.... you sure your not an Islamic Fundy? I think they posses a similar ethos..... :?
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Re: Different Types of Atheists

Post by GazUtd » Fri Oct 29, 2010 1:02 pm

Buzz wrote:I am an Anomic Atheist.

That means I will fight to my last breath and last drop of blood.

I thought for a minute there that you were an ATOMIC atheist.

Dammit! I wanted superpowers too!
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Re: Different Types of Atheists

Post by Ciaran » Fri Oct 29, 2010 3:05 pm

I'm an anemic atheist. I have to fight with with the last drop other atheists' blood.


Surely, though, 'anomic' relates more to alienation and purposlessness or lack of direction? I don't get how it relates to the urge to fight to the death? As an atheist I don't feel exactly alienated; I'm integrated socially in any number of ways. I think if you turn the fight for secualrism and against woo into a war on everyone who believes you'll be totally alienated but I like my friends & family, many of whom have some level of faith.

While your passion is admirable perhaps the phrasing is a tad scary. You can be non-accommodationist without sounding, as Hemingway pointed out, like a jihadist.
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Re: Different Types of Atheists

Post by Feardorcha » Fri Oct 29, 2010 3:15 pm

I am an Agnomic Atheist. Not only do I hate them but I go into garden centres and break their little fishing rods.
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Re: Different Types of Atheists

Post by Tulip1 » Fri Oct 29, 2010 3:27 pm

Feardorcha wrote:I am an Agnomic Atheist. Not only do I hate them but I go into garden centres and break their little fishing rods.
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Re: Different Types of Atheists

Post by MichaelNugent » Fri Oct 29, 2010 3:29 pm

I am also an agnomic atheist. I don't believe that gnomes exist but I don't claim to know this.
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Re: Different Types of Atheists

Post by Ygern » Fri Oct 29, 2010 3:33 pm

Anomic isn't a great claim to make for yourself. In fact I'd expect Christian trolls to call atheists anomic.

an·o·mie or an·o·my: 1. Social instability caused by erosion of standards and values. 2. Alienation and purposelessness experienced by a person or a class as a result of a lack of standards, values, or ideals

from Greek anomia, lawlessness, hence: anomic - socially disoriented
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Re: Different Types of Atheists

Post by Feardorcha » Fri Oct 29, 2010 3:47 pm

I am also an agnomic atheist. I don't believe that gnomes exist but I don't claim to know this.
I lean more towards Agnomic Agnostic. I don't believe I know... I know I don't believe... I'm going for a drink.
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Re: Different Types of Atheists

Post by HylandPaddy » Fri Oct 29, 2010 11:26 pm

Ygern wrote:Anomic isn't a great claim to make for yourself. In fact I'd expect Christian trolls to call atheists anomic.

an·o·mie or an·o·my: 1. Social instability caused by erosion of standards and values. 2. Alienation and purposelessness experienced by a person or a class as a result of a lack of standards, values, or ideals

from Greek anomia, lawlessness, hence: anomic - socially disoriented
Anomia
Pronunciation:/əˈnəʊmɪə/
noun
[mass noun] Medicine
a form of aphasia in which the patient is unable to recall the names of everyday objects

Derivatives
anomic (adjective)

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