atheism is theism
According to dictionary.com no it does not. In fact it actually states “opposed to atheism”, I’ll copy and paste the definitions here
1. The belief in one God as the creator and ruler of the universe, without rejection of revelation (distinguished from deism ).
2. Belief in the existence of a god or gods (opposed to atheism).
If need be, I can provide more evidence from various dictionaries… But to note, I know not of any dictionary that says atheism and theism is the same, so I’m not sure exactly why Pro thinks that they are.
theism=belief=i accept imagination
a(theism)=dis(belief)=i accept imagination
agnostic=i accept i dont know=i accept reality
imagination=god, creator and creation
the opposite of physical is mental, and if god is not physical right now..
for me to believe god is false, I am imagining the evidence to prove to myself that what I imagine is false, its like me accepting god is false by accepting god is true, not accepting 0 by accepting 0 as both sides are information, god
belief is doubt, so to believe god is false, is to doubt god is false, and as a balance I must believe god is true
I'm right now completely confused. The debate is titled "Atheism is Theism". But you said word for word "atheism is the opposite of theism".
I'm like WHAT????????? Isn't that like suicide to your entire position?
doubt is the negative balancing point between belief and disbelief, and I don't know is the positive, 2 options, 0 and 1
and belief being doubt, believing god is false means I doubt god is false, so I must believe god is true
agnostic=certain=I accept I don't know=balance
I think i'm starting to get your reasoning. Your saying that theism is atheism because they both have a common relationship of being negative. But there is some problems with this reasoning, just because two things are negative doesn't mean they are the same. For example, negative numbers like "-2" and "-4" might have something in common in both being negative, but "-2" is not "-4", they're two completely different numbers.
Atheism and Theism might have something in common that they might both be "beliefs", but like -2 not being -4, Atheism is not Theism.
theism is the positive position on the claim, the yes its true position, where as atheism is the no its not true position
as I said, belief is doubt, so to believe god is false, is to doubt god is false, which means I believe in god
I think your just comparing apples with oranges. Atheism is not theism even though they are both a position on the exsistance of God like apples are not oranges even though they are both spherical in shape. I feel like i'm repeating myself =\
Belief is not doubt, look up the dictionary definitions of the two, they are not the same.
I already explained it go back and look
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