God is a very accurate word for what the Universe is and it’s time we pantheists used it more. Yes it carries with it connotation of a theistic God but that shouldn’t be a reason to avoid “God”. We should take the word back!
You can’t be agnostic and pantheist anymore than you can be agnostic and christian or agnostic and muslim. I am a pantheist and i believe that there are NO supernatural beings or higher power above, behind, or below the universe. The universe already is that higher power and that’s what pantheists believe by definition. You can’t be a pantheist…[Read more]
Is anyone interested in discussing how scientific pantheism and atheism are polar opposites! And that we should stop presenting them as compatible.
Paul Harrison replied
Atheism (in current usage) = disbelief in a creator God or other type of supernatural god.
Scientific pantheism does not believe in those things. Ergo it is compatible with atheism – ie you can be an atheist and also a scientific pantheist.
However, that does not mean it is identical with or equivalent to atheism.
Atheism is simply a negative,…[Read more]
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