"I didn't think you were. I just wanted to clarify. Please don't feel 'shot down' that wasn't my intention. I was honestly trying to get you to expand on your thoughts. I appreciated you're rational tone…"
Sorry can't get the Edit function to work - I wanted to address this comment specifically.
"New born babies do not have grown penises and foreskins; they don't get erections. It doesn't take them weeks to…"
"Dunn - I appreciate the point you are making regarding the requirement for informed decision making. However let me clarify, you are not advocating circumcision as a publicly funded preventative treatment for phimosis are you? I am also confused as…"
"How do they reconcile the evidence of DNA if they think we are descended from Noah?
Practitioner? They can be. A lot of medicine is rote memory. Plenty of religious people become doctors.
Just ignore them and carry on with your work. Questions…"
"I would agree with DSE that a fundamentalist probably isn't an effective practitioner. That said, I know 1-2 dozen out theists at my institution (all three Abrahamics) and in every cause I would take my future children to them with a…"
Have you got an update on this issue? I would also like to start a group at my uni. The medical campus is quite separate from everything else which would make a med student focus easy.
I have a few concerns about how the…"
Hi Guys, I am a new (albeit very mature ;-)) medical student. It has come to my attention that a large proportion of my medical cohort are either a touch misogynistic or fundamental christians (where's the distincion I hear you say!!!). I am concerned, to say the least, that the class has a fair number of students who earnestly believe homosapiens popped up in the middle east 6-7,000 years ago. I don't know whether it makes a difference to clinical practice if you have no idea about the origins…See More
Greetings, Nealie! I notice you haven't been active at Atheist Nexus lately. <sigh> Sometimes it can seem a bit fragmented, with different groups for every interest. Please consider a group for socializing, where we talk about whatever's on our minds, Hang With Friends. :D You might feel more at home.