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Word: agnostic

Definition: one who is skeptical of the existence or knowability of a god or any ultimate reality


Sentences Containing 'agnostic'

"In the Summer of 1998, while New York punk kings D Generation went on hiatus, drummer Michael Wildwood and guitarist Todd Youth (who had previously formed and played with seminal outfits Agnostic Front and Murphy's Law) began work on a side project that evolved out of a jam session that the two had with bassist Jim Heneghan (who was in Vásquez at the time).
(Bradlaugh's then-controversial atheism led Labouchère, a closet agnostic, to refer sardonically to himself as "the Christian member for Northampton".)
1,212 (or about 3.74% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 1,109 individuals (or about 3.42% of the population) did not answer the question.
11 (or about 3.06% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 7 individuals (or about 1.95% of the population) did not answer the question.
11 (or about 5.31% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 8 individuals (or about 3.86% of the population) did not answer the question.
117 (or about 13.21% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 35 individuals (or about 3.95% of the population) did not answer the question.
14 (or about 2.24% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 11 individuals (or about 1.76% of the population) did not answer the question.
141 (or about 23.54% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 43 individuals (or about 7.18% of the population) did not answer the question.
167 (or about 14.59% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 55 individuals (or about 4.80% of the population) did not answer the question.
35 (or about 3.48% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 34 individuals (or about 3.38% of the population) did not answer the question.
36 (or about 4.11% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 15 individuals (or about 1.71% of the population) did not answer the question.
39 (or about 5.79% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 37 individuals (or about 5.50% of the population) did not answer the question.
53 (or about 3.48% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 44 individuals (or about 2.89% of the population) did not answer the question.
55 (or about 15.99% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 7 individuals (or about 2.03% of the population) did not answer the question.
673 (or about 12.99% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 204 individuals (or about 3.94% of the population) did not answer the question.
9 (or about 5.03% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 4 individuals (or about 2.23% of the population) did not answer the question.
Also, although a number of these groups were historically affiliated to one or other religion or sect, many of their modern members may be agnostic or atheist, or identify more strongly with some other religious or non-religious ideology.
Daniel, an agnostic before his possession by Eve, remembers crying out to God during his ordeal and knows that Eve was dispelled by a Bright Light he had always claimed never existed.
His father is a mathematics professor, his mother an artist. Religiously, he now identifies as an agnostic.
In Soderbergh's book "Getting Away With It," Lester reveals that he is a committed atheist and debates with Soderbergh (then an agnostic), largely based on the arguments of Richard Dawkins.
It was in that moment that he decided to become a paleontologist. Raised in a secular Jewish home, Gould did not formally practice religion and preferred to be called an agnostic.
Johnson Johnson attributed Naked's selection to their need to integrate 'channel-agnostic communications planning' with traditional media buying.
MegaMeeting.com was designed to be operating system agnostic, meaning anyone that is using a Windows, Mac or Linux based machine may participate in a web conference.
Service Data Objects denote the use of language-agnostic data structures that facilitate communication between structural tiers and various service-providing entities.
The "Spectator", which gradually became a prosperous property, was an outlet for his views, particularly on literary, religious and philosophical subjects, in opposition to the agnostic and rationalistic opinions then current in intellectual circles, as popularized by T. H. Huxley.
The agnostic Aitken liked to tease the Methodist Bennett, whose fiery temper contrasted with Aitken's ability to turn away wrath with a joke.
The band toured extensively in support of its first two records, opening for Sick of It All, NOFX, Agnostic Front, No Use for a Name, AFI, and Strung Out.
The magazine was launched in the pre-PC era, and so for many years, the magazine was focused on the then home computers such as the Commodore 64, Apple 2, Microbee and many others; however unlike most publications of this type, it never completely specialized on any one market, and so catered for hobbyists, serious hobbyists, and professionals, and remained platform agnostic.
The majority probably are agnostic or atheistic while many prefer not to be categorized.
Their parents were agnostic and fairly affluent, generous, and kind-hearted.
There are 160 individuals (or about 0.73% of the population) who belong to another church (not listed on the census), 1,585 (or about 7.22% of the population) belong to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 813 individuals (or about 3.70% of the population) did not answer the question.
There was 1 person who was Buddhist. 29 (or about 7.34% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 9 individuals (or about 2.28% of the population) did not answer the question.
There were 2 individuals who were Buddhist. 139 (or about 9.31% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 50 individuals (or about 3.35% of the population) did not answer the question.
There were 4 individuals who were Buddhist. 132 (or about 14.65% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 61 individuals (or about 6.77% of the population) did not answer the question.
There were 4 individuals who were Buddhist. 59 (or about 10.23% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist, and 16 individuals (or about 2.77% of the population) did not answer the question.
Within the definition of "bright", many, but not all, brights also identify variously under other terms or identities, including atheist, antitheist, humanist (specifically secular humanist), freethinker, Objectivist, irreligionist, naturalist, materialist or physicalist, agnostic, ignostic, skeptic, apatheist, or even naturalistic pantheist, pandeist or classical Deist, and so on.
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