You can't be both an agnositc and and atheist. Pick one.
Merry Christmas to you too!Mary, re: "Pick one" - maybe James isn't saying he's both, but rather that he's one or the other and doesn't care to specify which. (Or I could just be projecting:-)
My understanding is that an agnostic is "not sure" if there is no god, and an atheist believes there is no god. Being an atheist is a religion of a sort since it involves a belief system.