If agnosticism is defined based on knowledge rather than belief, is it a middle ground between theism and atheism? A conversation on Twitter attempts to answer.

[NB I often reblog my older articles—those worth a read—from my previous, fleeting weblog addresses. Today I give you one of my most controversial articles addressing the issues of the belief in a higher presence: scientists, theism and atheism. I, for one, am quite the atheist although they are, where I live, the persona non grata!]


We have seen, and not rarely at that, that the sensitive question of the presence of god has been openly debated by physicists.…