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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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theismthe‧is‧m /ˈθiːɪzəm/ noun [uncountable]  RRthe belief in the existence of God or gods opp atheismdeism
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theismSuch a model attempts to encourage the unbeliever to excuse the believer from the task of justifying theism.In all these respects, materialism functions just like theism, as one competing metaphysical scheme amongst others.Shortly before his death Carlile had abandoned atheism for what Berman calls a confused form of mystical theism.It should be obvious, however, that he is here simply missing the point of theism.He then only argues that theism is superfluous.It is clear, then, that theism is falsifiable.No wonder that theism is abandoned with such alacrity by so many of these new philosophers.
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