By Stefan Molyneux
Among the poles of sturdy atheism and strict theism lies agnosticism, the argument that gods are impossible, yet can't logically be governed out as totally most unlikely. Agnosticism is taken into account a wary, tentative and medical method of the query of the life of gods - Stefan Molyneux's seminal ebook "Against the Gods?" makes a robust case opposed to agnosticism and for the optimistic recognition of the nonexistence of supernatural beings. "Against the Gods?" offers crucial ammunition to these struggling with the virus of religion, and clears the psychological fog of the irrational center flooring among atheism and theism. Forword by way of Dr. Peter Boghossian
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