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Quotation by Jaroslav Pelikan
An agnostic position is one that leaves open the question whether there exists a god or gods, professing to find such a question unanswered or unanswerable. For the atheist, the question has been answered, and in the negative.
Jaroslav Pelikan (b. 1923), U.S. theologian. "Atheist/Agnostic," The Melody of Theology: A Philosophical Dictionary, Harvard University Press (1988).
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