David Eagleman on Possibilianism

Who is David Eagleman? He is a neuroscientist and a New York Times bestselling author. Find out more here

What is possibilianism?

David Eagleman makes the case that our ignorance of the cosmos is too vast to commit to atheism, and yet we know too much to commit to a particular religion. A third position, agnosticism, is often an uninteresting stance in which a person simply questions whether his traditional religious story (say, a man with a beard on a cloud) is true or not true. But with Possibilianism David Eagleman is hoping to define a new position—one that emphasizes the exploration of new, unconsidered possibilities. Possibilianism is comfortable holding multiple ideas in mind; it is not interested in committing to any particular story.

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