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  1. Regeneration
    May 22nd, 2011 09:25 AM
    Regeneration
    lol
    Its the subject i dislike the most.

    i'm browsing pc on my mobile atm and its really fun. 8D

  2. Regeneration
    May 22nd, 2011 09:17 AM
    Regeneration
    My poor brain was tortured the entire day at the coaching centre. :< I hate physics. ;-;

    what about you?

  3. Regeneration
    May 20th, 2011 02:24 AM
    Regeneration
    Yeah, it is. Go to Profile Privacy in the User CP and then set the albums to 'Your Friends'.

  4. Regeneration
    May 20th, 2011 02:20 AM
    Regeneration
    The Friend list is just... a list of your friends at PC. xD

  5. Regeneration
    May 20th, 2011 01:46 AM
    Regeneration
    We too had another week to go, but the vacations started early because it was too hot. xD

    Thankies. ^.^

    Even though there's no school for now, I've joined these coaching classes to get into IIT (Indian Institute of Technology). It's supposed to be the best engineering college over here. Ever heard of it? Probably not. :p

    And why aren't you on my friend list yet? Let me sort this out now. xD

  6. Regeneration
    May 20th, 2011 01:37 AM
    Regeneration
    I was really busy all this while, and since today was my last day of school, time to enjoy vacations to the fullest. :D Haven't your summer vacations begun yet?

  7. Regeneration
    April 13th, 2011 06:13 AM
    Regeneration
    Other chat, ah. I don't go there often because I hate being involved in serious discussions. xD Other Voting Polls and the general Pokemon forums are the only ones I frequent.

  8. Regeneration
    April 13th, 2011 05:48 AM
    Regeneration
    So far so good. xD When school reopens I'll be really busy again. :<

    What about you? I hadn't seen you around for quite a long while.

  9. Tetra
    April 2nd, 2011 01:00 PM
    Tetra
    Hello

  10. Regeneration
    March 26th, 2011 02:40 AM
    Regeneration
    Oh hai! Things are pretty eased up on me. I have a long break till the 18th of April, so I've been chilling out the entire day. :p

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  • About Hassan_Abdillah
    Biography
    I would've appreciated it more if you actually asked me straight up to tell you about myself rather than being a stalker.

    Meh, I take that back. I'm a stalker myself at times.

    So about myself you ask? Well I'm Hassan, Hassan Abdillah. That roughly translates as "Hassan the slave of God". I'm a passionate Muslim, and a passionate debater. And a passionate (budding) scientist. And a passionate writer. And a passionate lots of other things. I'm a man of varied interests. But my primary interest is religion. I take the issue of "purpose" very seriously.

    Just to write a few words about how I contrast my views against the "prevalent" trend:

    I am aware that the dominant theme in today's net-lectual culture is, for the most part, agnosticism. Every so often we hear people saying things like all religions are flawed (on the basis of, of course, the fallacy of sweeping generalization. Just because the religion you claim to know about appears flawed to you, doesn't mean all religions have to follow suit) or that this universe has no objective purpose (this is what we call a "claim to knowledge", and a claim to knowledge needs to be backed up by evidence), and so on. On the face of it, it seems like individuals these days are rejecting the notion of religion(s) on the basis of valid intellectual arguments. But I contend that this is far from the truth. Once you scratch this superficial surface and go a bit deeper, you would almost always find that behind these reasons, there are actually emotions, which guide and motivate the formation of such (apparently) intellectual justifications. Examples would include fear of consequences (i.e. what if this religion thing were true? I better not think about it. Meh all religions are stupid), apathy (I have no idea why, but it's actually considered "cool" these days to display apathy towards the major problems of life), laziness, arrogance and so on. This is of no surprise really. The human mind is 5% ration and 95% emotion, as Freud showed.

    Will Durant illustrates my thoughts beautifully in the following words:

    "Philosophy begins when one learns to doubt- particularly to doubt one's cherished beliefs, one's dogmas, and one's axioms. Who knows how these beliefs became certainties with us, and whether some secret wish did not furtively beget them, clothing desire in the dress of thought? There is no real philosophy until the mind turns around and questions itself. "Gnothi Seauton"- said Socrates, know thyself."

    As regards the negative generalizations against religious beliefs, I, on rational grounds, find them to be unfair. Going into much detail on this topic is not my intention, at least not here. But don't mind if I drag Bertrand Russel in here to share a quote which sums up the thoughts on the top of my head about this:

    "It would be perfectly possible to be a complete and absolute Rationalist in the true sense of the term and yet accept this or that dogma. The question is how to arrive at your opinions and not what your opinions are. The thing in which we believe is the supremacy of reason. If reason should lead you to orthodox conclusions, well and good; you are still a Rationalist."

    So yeah, I think I would stop here. But for any further information/discussion/whatever, you are more than welcome to knock me any way you want, with the exception of the particularly painful ones.
    Interests
    The Religion of Islaam
    Theology
    Philosophy
    Polemics
    Science (especially Biology)
    Pokemon (games, not anime or manga)
    Poetry
    Humor
    Cooking

    Meh that would be it.
    Location
    South Asia, but then again a wayfarer is not very earthbound
    Gender
    Male ♂
    Occupation
    Student, Microbiology
    Nature
    Docile
    Favorite Pokémon
    Gardevoir (simply the best)
    Flygon

    These two are basically my most favorite pokemon, there are others but none of them could be given the title of my "most" favorite ones.
  • Signature
    Asked the Liberal: "What vanity prevents you from adopting Liberal values?"
    I said: "What Liberal value isn't based on vanity?"

    Asked the Conservative (Republican): “Why don’t you assimilate into our culture?”
    I said: “Because your culture demands assimilation”.

    Said the Democrat: “The majority must rule.”
    I said: “But what will rule the majority?”

    Said the Neo-Conservative: “I believe we are the superior Civilization”.
    I said: “That's what makes you an inferior Civilization”.

    Said the Pragmatist: "Always choose the lesser of two evils".
    I said: "Then your choices will always be evil".

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  • Join Date: December 22nd, 2010
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