[LMB] OT: All discussions re religion vs. atheism

JenL jenl1625 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 00:29:07 BST 2011


On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 7:26 PM, Thomas C Vinson <t.vinson at sbcglobal.net>wrote:

> Carol Gray-Ricci:
> > Does anyone accept "I just don't know"?
>
> My Old Norse/Old High German instructor.
> > http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konstantin_Reichardt
>
> His answer, when someone would ask him a question that
> went beyond the textual evidence, was, "ignoramus, ignorabimus".
> Roughly: we don't know; we'll never know.
>
> However, he described himself as a pagan rather than an agnostic.
>
>
> Wasn't there a Greek movement where folks took money to "tutor" students,
then essentially taught that nothing can truly be known, but that even if it
could be known it, it couldn't be taught?

jen

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