posted by Charlotte .
Hi. I handed out a survey for a science class and I had to collect demographics. One of the demographic questions was asking about students' religion. Two students said they were agonists. What is an agonist? Is agonism really a religion? I was looking on Wikipedia and it said that it was a political theory.
I suspect the students mean agnostic. Agnostic, for most people means unsure, or uncertain.
The word agnostic has an interesting history, especially from the Greek root.
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An agnostic doesn't know whether God exists.
An atheist knows that God doesn't exist.