“I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure”: Clarence Darrow, the Famous Lawyer Who Defended John Scopes in the 1925 “Scopes Monkey Trial,” on His Agnosticism

Clarence Darrow (1857-1938) on his agnosticism:

I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment, to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure.

Source: The Quotable Atheist (Huberman 2007, pg. 81)

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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