Why do we identify with the label atheist?I am as much an a-faerieist or an a-dragonist as an a-theist. Yes, I do know that atheist predates the word theist.I have said elsewhere that I consider…Continue
Hey.Logical atheist. Guess I have been all my life, I never really believed...Got kicked out of a Sunday School for asking questions.I consider myself a PEARList, that is Proven Evidence And Reasoned…Continue
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Machines make our lives easier. That is not an evil, per se, but more of an opening statement of fact. I am alive thansk to modern medical technology, and I am certain I am not alone. I like progress. I like technology. This is not an anti-technology rant.
It is a wake up…
I was reminded recently of the work of Dr. BF Skinner. I will explain for those who aren't familiar. I am sure most will understand what I mean.
The work I am interested in is with rats, and modifying their behavior. The goal is to see if you can get a rat to push a lever. Rats do not usually push levers, after all. So, what is the first try? You tie its food to pushing the lever. Rat pushes lever and, in return, gets food. Seems to work. It gets the rat to push the lever,…Continue