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Medical Atheists

Atheists working / interested in the medical / health arena including psych. Discussion about abortion, right to die, suicide, the interference of religion in healthcare etc etc

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Comment by embracedk on August 14, 2009 at 10:12pm
Ok, this seems like an appropriate place to bring up "pharmacists for christ" a very helpful student organization at my school. The sad thing is that there are many instructors involved as well. Praise Jesus! 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, and 30!!!! yay, praise him for making 30 divisible by 5. Jesus cant help people sort out their insurance, and no, even he doesnt know what your damn co-pay will be.
Comment by Susan Thomason on August 12, 2009 at 1:22am
Hi everyone, I'm a lab rat and it's nice to find this group.
I just kills me, the other night when this family prays over the unit of blood I'm bring to them--so God makes the blood heal this man from his cancer. They were "prasing God" for the whole 10 minutes I was in the room. It was wild!
Comment by Charles Cusumano on August 10, 2009 at 9:11am
Hi Jean Marie, I know how you feel. I too was thrilled. Nice to know that there are medical people who believe in their own ability to heal and comfort, unaided by the sky fairy
Comment by Kaimana on August 9, 2009 at 9:09pm
Working on getting my RN currently. That's about all I have to add!
Comment by Charles Cusumano on July 29, 2009 at 12:58pm
I can’t add anything to that. Res ipsa loquitor
Comment by Charles Cusumano on July 29, 2009 at 7:03am
Yup. These loonies sem to think they have some entitlement to spew their superstitious BS. Sort of off topic, but in my little bible anus town, our local traco Bell franchise owner used to put up bible verses behind the counter on a blackboard. The straw cam when she put up a notice that everyone who brought in a bible got 10% off. I called the parent company and complained bitterly. Within the week all that shit was gone. Corporate knows what’s best. Oh, and I did take advantage of the bible discount once. After I paid I left the bible on the counter :-).
Comment by Gwen on July 27, 2009 at 2:59am
When I was in nursing school (when dinosaurs roamed the earth), there was a student that insisted that EVERY patient wanted to 'pray' with her. No one else had a patient ask them to pray with them. I explained to her why it was inappropriate and when she told me that I was wrong, I went to the teachers who to their credit, made her stop. She never did understand why that was a problem...
Comment by unholyroller on July 27, 2009 at 2:52am
I took care of a patient some years ago who had pancreatic cancer. Her husband was positive that she would walk out of hospital cured because god had given her a vision stating this. As she got nearer to death, he was convinced that if she could jus have a BM everything would would get better. When she finally died, the poor man was so bewildered.....how could god betray him like this? She had a vision....what went wrong???? It was pathetic, really. And I doubt if his faith was shaken one bit. It always goes back th the "You just didn't have enough faith" bullshit. As if someone who has lost a loved one needs another burden. I hate clergy.
Comment by Gwen on July 27, 2009 at 2:39am
Yes, and when they 'question' the existence of 'god', with the illness of their loved ones, there is a chaplain to assist them through their 'crisis of faith'!
Comment by unholyroller on July 27, 2009 at 2:29am
Yeah....isn't it odd how he never shows up until after the heavy lifting is done??? Just like a man.
 

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