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AlecBGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-15-10 02:56 PM
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20. yup
"But the important part here, is not the misuse of the word, but how those that self-identify as atheists, apply that word to themselves."

I would also say the same thing about God. In forming my own beliefs, how I define God is more important than how you do. Of course, when we discuss God (or its nonexistence) each of our definitions is equally important.

I think so much of the arguments and ensuing animosity on DU, the R/T and in life in general comes from misperceptions of what others believe and are really trying to say.

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