Agnostic (non-theological)

David Donnell David.Donnell at EARTHLINK.NET
Tue Feb 5 03:29:16 UTC 2008

Any reason MAM omitted my input on the topic?

(Are you mad at TZ, or all non-linguists?)


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>Subject:      Re: Agnostic (non-theological)
>I've seen/heard it so used. You could view it as an extension of the
>"uncommitted" aspect of the theol. sense.
>m a m
>On Feb 4, 2008 10:04 PM, Scot LaFaive <scotlafaive at> wrote:
>>  Attributing the neutral characteristic Switzerland to someone does seem
>>  more
>>  readily available within my own lexicon, but I've never considered using
>>  "agnostic" in non-theological ways.
>>  Scot
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