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All atheists should know about the science of psychophysics

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All atheists should familiarize themselves with the science of psychophysics. This is a science that relates the physical properties of stimuli (like their loudness in decibels, pitch in frequency,…Continue

Tags: spirituality, mental, experience, consciousness, psychology

Republican theocrats set to take senate and start shoving bibles and dogma down our throats

Started this discussion. Last reply by Atheist in FundyLand Sep 4. 3 Replies

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#inbox/148413bb1623aa26call all your friends and tell them to give to dems fast before it's too…Continue

Tags: enforced, win, dogma, republicans, senate

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Madhukar Kulkarni replied to eric stone's discussion Saudi activist sentenced to 10 years, 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam
"Stop buying oil from them."
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eric stone replied to eric stone's discussion Saudi activist sentenced to 10 years, 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam
"perhaps  we should do what the gays did with santorum, that is define Saudi Arabia as an appropriately disgusting substance say turds floating in a toilet bowl? photograph it and circulate?"
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All atheists should know about the science of psychophysics

All atheists should familiarize themselves with the science of psychophysics. This is a science that relates the physical properties of stimuli (like their loudness in decibels, pitch in frequency, color in wavelenth, pressure on force per area, roughness etc.) to the quality of the conscious sensation they produce in us.  It was developed in the 19th century by the German school of early experimental psychology (Wundt, Feschner et al.) which was probably the first of its kind. It later gave…See More
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Loren Miller replied to eric stone's discussion Saudi activist sentenced to 10 years, 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam
"The problem with this situation is simple. Islamic governments do not recognize freedom of speech or the rights of the individual. It's not a matter of the government being in the service of the people. Quite the contrary, the people are…"
Sep 7
Michael Penn replied to eric stone's discussion Saudi activist sentenced to 10 years, 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam
"The plight of this man is horrible, but I believe oil is what we get from Saudi. It is interesting to know that King Abdullah has declared that we all need to fight ISIS, and that if we do nothing they will be in the U.S. in 2 months. Civil rights…"
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Atheist in FundyLand replied to eric stone's discussion Republican theocrats set to take senate and start shoving bibles and dogma down our throats
"When I thought I knew, I really didn't. I used to think Democrats would overcome Republicans and everything would be fine. Well, the Democrats really aren't much better than Republicans. All politicans do as little as possible to keep us…"
Sep 4
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Joan Denoo replied to eric stone's discussion Republican theocrats set to take senate and start shoving bibles and dogma down our throats
"In my opinion, the republican theocrats have reached their peak and a whole bunch of people, religious and non will begin to stand up for what is sensible and decent. I can put away my mental electric prod that I have been using for the past year…"
Sep 4
eric stone replied to eric stone's discussion Republican theocrats set to take senate and start shoving bibles and dogma down our throats
"I'm giving every day to those who can beat back the theocrats, even if it hurts."
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Tom Sarbeck replied to eric stone's discussion Police chief ejects nonbeliever for not standing for prayers or pledge
"According to a First Amendment newsletter I read, the Eleventh Circuit (the strange name given to federal appellate courts), whose rulings affect Florida and nearby states, held a few months ago that people cannot be compelled to participate in the…"
Sep 3
Michael Penn replied to eric stone's discussion Police chief ejects nonbeliever for not standing for prayers or pledge
"I agree with De De girl. I think it's just the beginning."
Sep 2
eric stone replied to eric stone's discussion Police chief ejects nonbeliever for not standing for prayers or pledge
"That group is planning to go en masse and stay seated.  Let's be ready with bail or whatever they need."
Sep 2
Loren Miller replied to eric stone's discussion Police chief ejects nonbeliever for not standing for prayers or pledge
"Honestly, this doesn't surprise me at all.  Places like Greece want to give lip service to diversity and tolerance while maintaining their prejudice against atheists or anyone who doesn't conform with the supposed…"
Aug 30

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I am a retired neuroscientist and professor of pschiatry and pharmacology. I headed Westchester Atheists when live in NY and now head Rossmoor Atheists in Rossmoor, Walnut Creek, CA

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At 1:01pm on April 17, 2012, Brent Feeney said…

Welcome aboard! =)  Hope you're doing well today...

At 1:52pm on April 15, 2012, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

At 2:11pm on April 14, 2012, Ruth Anthony-Gardner said…

Welcome, luna! Glad you could join us. :D

Please consider joining a group to meet people and talk about anything that's on your mind, Hang With Friends. You might also like Young Atheist Women, Atheist Singles, Psychology, and possibly Feminist Atheists. After you've searched for stuff that interests you in "Groups" above and in the "Forums", don't forget to look at recent activity which hides along the right margin of the page all the way at the bottom.

At 11:41am on April 14, 2012, Joseph P said…

Welcome.  Your parents were hippies, weren't they?

Don't get me wrong.  I love the name, but it's usually an indicator of your parents' leanings.  ^.^

 

Oh, and did you mean post-doctoral?  As in you already have a Ph.D.?  Freaking impressive, at your age, if that isn't a typo or misstatement.

At 10:58am on April 14, 2012, Dr. Terence Meaden said…
Hi Luna Maubneits
Welcome to this world of rationality, truth and peace, where common sense and science lead to freethinking wisdom --- as you know as an atheist. 
  
We invite you to make good friends by joining the busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 680 discussion topics and 3400 members.
 
 
 

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