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Old June 28th, 2011, 10:22 AM
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Hassan_Abdillah
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Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: South Asia, but then again a wayfarer is not very earthbound
Age: 22
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I liked Gymnotide's post above, but then I read this:

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Words are also very much open to the interpretation of the reader as well. Your definition may not be the exact same as mine. Words are almost like poems. The writer had his own view and each person who reads it has there own view. Of course on a much smaller level.
And immediately found myself agreeing to it. Words are words, the only meaning they have are the ones we attribute to them. So I dont think there's no need to get so gung-ho about "labels". Most of the above atheist vs. agnostic vs. gnostic vs. so on debate was, I believe, semantic indulgence.
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