Agnostic Conditions

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Agnostic – definition: not knowing or unknowing

What, then is the definition of Agnosticism?. If the definition of the root agnostic is “not knowing, or unknowing”, it is doubtful that one can define any full intellectual system of Agnosticism.–Much in the same manner one cannot with other “-isms” such as existentialism or postmodernism.
I was thinking about Jean-François Lyotard’s phrase: ” Postmodern Condition” , which is  a loose  bundle  of observations and criticisms about Modernism. (specifically: these postmodern conditions are conditions that expose Modern ideas of “progress, “Meta-Narratives”, “cause-effect”,”objectivity” of Modernity as fallacious. ).

I wonder that if instead of an “Agnosticism”, there was  a set of Agnostic Conditions, that were a reaction to theories of knowledge.
So I came up with a few agnostic conditions of my own:

Knowledge

  • Our total knowledge of all details is limited.
  • Nothing is absolutely known. What is “known”…

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One Response to Agnostic Conditions

  1. yoshizen says:

    If it was not known ~~~~.
    How about the phenomenon such as Gravity. —– it is not within a category of agnostic,
    still, we don’t know it fully.
    And how about “my 8150” case —– it seems it IS definitely existing phenomenon though,
    there seems no explanation (such as, was that caused by Karma ? —– What is Karma ? )

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