We get the same attitude here in the UK and it has always astonished me that the staff are not properly trained to accept whatever personal choices you make, especially the rational choices. Surely they're trained to give the bad…"
As a parent of 3 kids with complex medical needs, it never ceases to amaze me the continued stigma of disclosing yourself as a nontheist. All of our hospitals have a question about our preference for a religious representative in the event things "go sour"... when I respond Atheist to their question, I always get the sharp intake of breath & sometimes nervous laughter. I have gotten to the point where I just reply "no preference". Does that mean I am destined to have to refuse ministers of…See More
"Does it "do harm" to your patient?? I guess I would say that we follow an alternative diet- that does have a significant body of scientific evidence in its use for patients with IBD/colitis and other conditions. Our docs thought it was not…"
A group for medically employed or other interested parties to discuss medicine, atheism, and religion's impact on our day-to-day work and on our profession; a place to exchange thoughts, ideas, and crazy stories.ALL ARE WELCOME!!See More
***5PM Pacific/8PM Eastern***This week Dr. Paul Thagard will join Greg, live! Dr. Thagard is a professor of Philosophy with a cross appointment to Psychology and Computer Science at the University of Waterloo where he's also the Director of the Cognitive Science Program and the University Research Chair. His interests center on emotions and consciousness, moral psychology, explanatory reasoning and decision…See More
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