07 November 2009
"To Be Agnostic" neither endorses nor opposes religion. Rather, Wall takes his readers on a journey of intellectual exploration, using both ancient and modern philosophers to explain the greater meaning of life. The book teaches: "Ultimately, this book promotes simplicity as the essence of truth," says author James Wall. "Morality and ethics are regarded above all else. We must know what is good, promote what is good, and defend what is good."
"To Be Agnostic" includes insight and words of wisdom from great philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle and Socrates, Eastern philosophers Confucius and Lao Tzu, America's Founding Fathers, U.S. presidents, military commanders, religious figures, activists, celebrities, heroes and other well-known agnostic thinkers, such as Thomas Huxley. Without attacking or dismissing religion or faith, the book frames agnosticism as a modern bridge between religion and atheism. Readers, whether religious or not, will enjoy the opportunity to expand their horizons and increase their understanding of alternate viewpoints as it relates to matters of faith -- or lack thereof.
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