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FrenchieCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-08-09 03:20 PM
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4. Are you disingenuous on purpose or is it an accident?
In your statement of being "an agnostic on the thing." you also state....

"It is an ingenious rip-off"

"The purpose of the plan is to fund a trillion dollar give-away to the banks"

"it is a grand robbery"

"a big accounting scam "

"the plan has been presented dishonestly"

"it is a grab-ass end-run around"


Your entire post is simply your opinions wrapped in a cloak of absolute statements stated as facts without any solid evidence whatsoever, which contradicts your disclaimer.

Agnostic: noun
1. a person who holds that the existence of the ultimate cause, as God, and the essential nature of things are unknown and unknowable, or that human knowledge is limited to experience.

2. a person who denies or doubts the possibility of ultimate knowledge in some area of study.

adjective 3. of or pertaining to agnostics or agnosticism.
4. asserting the uncertainty of all claims to knowledge.


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Origin:
< Gk gnōst(os), var. of gnōtos not known, incapable of being known (a- a- 6 + gnōts known, adj. deriv. from base of gignskein to know) + -ic, after gnostic; said to have been coined by T.H. Huxley in 1869
http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/agnostic?jss=1
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