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khamelea ([personal profile] khamelea) wrote in [community profile] scans_daily 2010-05-21 03:16 am (UTC)

Believing in the existence of a specific god and not worshipping it still excludes atheism, I would say. Atheism isn't synonymous with the absence of religious practice.

As for the thing about recognizing a supernaturally powerful being as a god, well I always thought that was an interesting question. I guess in a universe where these things are established fact, the position "but they're not gods" is the equivalent to atheism... but it's different. I think the question just moves to a different level where the concept of atheism isn't relevant.

The Athar in Planescape had pretty much that position.

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