Dr. Bob replied to Unseen's discussion 'Psychological research: bullshit, horseshit, or doggy doodoo?'
"5 sigma on a normal distribution gets you a basic probability of 99.99971%, not 99.99999% . As you say, however, the notion of p-values has been coming under increased scrutiny. "
52 minutes ago
Dr. Bob replied to Unseen's discussion 'Psychological research: bullshit, horseshit, or doggy doodoo?'
"Science lives in the fields, the machinery... it surrounds us and penetrates us... it binds the galaxy together. ;-) Sorry, Science is not The Force.  It does not "live"…"
56 minutes ago
Dr. Bob replied to Andy Hoke's discussion 'So, how long until Iran's theocracy nukes Israel?'
"What I find interesting is how the idea of the atomic nature of matter that was formed thousands of years ago can be the basis of understanding of modern nanotechnology. No, not really.  That…"
1 hour ago
Belle Rose replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'The most powerful force in the Universe'
"I'm sorry everyone, I'm really emotional about this, and I am really messed up. I am hurting in a way I can't describe. I'm closing this discussion and am going to move on. Thank…"
2 hours ago
SteveInCO replied to Reg The Fronkey Farmer's discussion 'Sunday School August 30th 2015' in the group Sunday School
"I had the same thought.  Just because the activity starts before the person acknowledges he's made a choice, doesn't mean he didn't really make a choice.  It means it takes a…"
3 hours ago
onyango makagutu replied to Reg The Fronkey Farmer's discussion 'Sunday School August 30th 2015' in the group Sunday School
"Thanks Reg for great links and a good Sunday school"
4 hours ago
RALPH LAVERN WRIGHT JR replied to Michael's discussion 'Do Atheist scratch their heads over Isaiah 53?'
"I agree"
5 hours ago
Pope Beanie replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'The most powerful force in the Universe'
"Naw, Belle, imagine someone else in your shoes... and be nice to them, and positive."
5 hours ago
Belle Rose replied to Belle Rose's discussion 'The most powerful force in the Universe'
"I think I need to talk to my counselor about it. I am thoroughly confused. I thought I knew what I was doing, and why, but the more I discuss it, I realize that's not necessarily true. I regret…"
5 hours ago
Unseen replied to Unseen's discussion 'Question about pedophilia I've been thinking about lately'
"That's a perspective from someone immersed in a particular culture."
6 hours ago