Sunday, November 07, 2010

Quote of the Day

Pity the poor agnostic these days, caught in the middle of an ever-widening gap between an increasingly assertive religious fundamentalism on one side, and on the other a new brand of atheism whose dogmatic certitude and zealous proselytizing make it appear more fundamentalist by the day. Where in the conflict between these two competing claims of absolute certainty—religious and scientific—is there room for the person willing to throw his hands in the air and say simply, “I don’t know?” ...
-- Reza Aslan from An Agnostic’s Manifesto

Thanks to Andrew Sullivan for the find.

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