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What is agnosticism?

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What is agnosticism? | Between the rational and the mystical

Buddhism (and especially zen) can seem like a form of agnosticism. But there is a subtle and important distinction between agnosticism as it is usually meant (“appropriate intellectual reserve in the face of the big questions” says Nick Spencer) and the “don’t know” mind of zen.

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Author: Bill

Birder, cat-lover, pilot, poet. Former lounge lizard, pauper, pagan, lifeguard, chauffeur,cop and martial artist, turned pacifist addiction writer. Tries to be a good husband, father and brother, and makes a decent friend. Likes to take pictures. Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.

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