ok its not a pussy version of atheism so dont let people tell you that, its basically a person who is intelligent and openminded because christians are usually not intelligent and not open minded while atheist are usually intelligent but not open minded.
it is the belief that even tho theres no proof that god exists, theres no proof that he does exist

heres the stupidest thing i ever found about agnostics

Strong atheists often question the special treatment weak atheists – and theists – give to religion. If they believe that the tooth fairy or Santa Claus do not exist, why are they willing to give God a benefit of the doubt?

they are willing to give god the benefit of the doubt because there is no proof that he doesnt exist. there is proof that santa and the easter bunny dont exist your parents tell you they dont exist when your a kid
im agnostic not some brainwashed idiot(religious person) and not some close mided smart man(atheist)
by jhjnjkklmk November 23, 2006
Somone who, when it comes to religion, doesn't give a damn either way.
Person1: Praise *name god here* !
Person2: There is no such thing as "god".
Person1&2: What do you think?
Person3: If there's a God, awesome. If there isn't, a lot of people are going to be pissed. I really don't care either way. I'm agnostic.
by *thumbsup* February 05, 2010
Someone who finds his life meaningful enough to pursue; without admitting or dismissing a God, and tolerant enough to respect either ways as a possible answer.
Believer: The great unicorn is omnipotent
Atheist: There is no a great unicorn.
Agnostic: naah, it doesn't matter.
by T-jex March 04, 2012
A person who believes that it can't be proven whether or not a deity exists. Really the best way to live since you don't have to deal with the arrogance that is both ends of the spectrum.
Christian (to Agnostic): Hey, do you believe in God?

Agnostic: Not exactly, since there is no actual proof that God really does exist.

Christian: You should believe in God, otherwise you will go to hell where you will burn forever.

Atheist (to Christian): Of course he's not going to hell, because hell doesn't exist just like God doesn't exist.

Christian: Of course God exists, you stupid Atheist! You'll burn in hell for saying he doesn't exist!

Atheist: No, he doesn't exist. Open your eyes, you ignorant brainwashed Christian sheep.

Christian: Shut up you liberal dumbass Atheist faggot!

Agnostic: I really wish I wasn't on this planet right now.
by dumbperson132 September 20, 2013
Someone who claims to have no knowledge of whether or not a god exists.
"That agnostic said that he wasn't sure that the Judeo-Islamic-Christian god exists.
by 198d January 19, 2011
Someone who believes that knowledge is not possible for themselves, some to different extents. They may believe that knowledge is possible, but paradoxically, it's impossible for them to know. While one will confine this to the metaphysical, most famously, regarding the existence of God, others will believe that they can know nothing at all, as not even their senses can be trusted.

Agnostics are often well-educated, and even more often do they see themselves as such. An agnostic, by virtue of their belief, typically sees themself as a very skeptical and critical person, and indeed, they usually are. They are often more intelligent on average than those who believe they know things, or at least, so the stereotype goes. Because of this, they often develop a sense of superiority, by which they can logically and rationally transcend the arguments of less-intelligent theists, who tend to be the most vocal ones.

An agnostic esteems above all else the scientific method. It is the infallible absolute of the agnostic. Everything must be empirically demonstrable to an agnostic, or it cannot be known to exist. A typical argument an atheist would use against a theist would be: "Since you cannot prove the existence of your God, how do you know that he exists?"

An agnostic attempts to apply empiricism to absolutely every aspect of reality. A thing does not exist unless it can be "scientifically proven". A modern understanding of science is the typical rhetoric of the agnostic.
Theist: "Do you believe in God?"

Agnostic: "I do not, because it is impossible to prove the existence of God. In fact, I do not believe it is possible to prove the existence of anything, as everything we've known is a product or our subjective consciousness."

Theist: "Are you sure?"

Agnostic: "Yes, I am 100% sure."


Agnostic: "If a thing cannot be proven scientifically, there is no way to know that it exists"

Philosopher dude: "But you are assuming the existence of knowledge, which in itself is a totally abstract concept that is entirely unprovable by those means. If you are to apply the scientific method to every facet of knowledge, with our current understanding of perception and cognition, it would be impossible to trust your own senses, and everything would be unprovable, and hence, you could know nothing at all, including the validity of the scientific method."

Agnostic: "Any ideas of yours cannot be empirically proven, so I need not listen to you."

Philosopher dude: *facepalm.
by Philosopher dude December 27, 2010
Someone who's intelligent enough to admit perhaps they cannot hold a certain claim about anything that does not have physically sound evidence. They are not unsure of their beliefs, but rather are abstract thinkers.

The existence of a higher being can neither be proven nor disproved. Perhaps life itself does not exist but is rather a figment of another being's imagination? Does anything even mean anything at all? If you can't figure it out, it's not important enough to care about.

Now go do whatever the heck you want instead of being confined or conformed to beliefs that were made by whoever however long ago and then mass produced and tailored to the media.

If religion never existed, would we even know the difference? Think for yourselves. That's what famous philosophers are, just people who thought for themselves.
Lady: And what religion are you dear?
Me: I'm sixteen and a agnostic atheist. I believe in my own philosophy on life, created as i experience it.
Lady: Oh... that's delightful...(confused look)
by Miss7Halfway January 12, 2010

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