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Response to LostOne4Ever (Original post)

Sun Nov 2, 2014, 11:14 AM

7. Nevertheless, words (including labels) mean things

 

And I won't buy into the tactics of the apologists and obscurationists in Religion and elsewhere who try to argue that "Words don't mean things, except when I need them to, and then they do."

Yes, labels can be problematic and even misused. That's why we have discussions and debates over their application. To hash out what IS meant by a label, and to decide whether and to what extent a particular thing qualifies under that label.

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