"Why should a doctor be emotionally distant and completely objective? Sorry, but I agree with Patch Adams on this one. Doctors should and are obligated to become emotional involved with their patients. Doctors are not machines. They are humans,…"
"Pam, you missed my point when I brought up alternatives. These alternatives would not have been sought out had certain groups of the population not refused to perform certain procedures. These alternatives have been researched and developed solely…"
"An excellent link, Nelson.
Jordon, science is not a religion, although many have tried to claim it as such, and there have been more than a few science fiction novels dealing with science-as-religion.
One of the core differences between science…"
I went through a similar period in my life, when I had rejected organized religion as fundamentally flawed, and the source of more ill than good. I spent some time with 'unorganized religion', just me and my beliefs, and when I…"
"Thanks for the welcome. Indeed I am a Christian, and yes at times I am disillusioned with the Church. I will definitely be engaging in dialogue, which is why I am here. I like to understand other people and how and why they think like they do. I am…"
"I truly understand where you're coming from, as I went through this phase, as well. My deconversion story is very similar to Johhny's. But that's not what you want to know.
There is harm in believing in a god without religion just as…"
"Yup. That's pretty much how my story went, too. I held onto the idea of God for a while before finally letting go. After a while though, the idea just became more and more impractical. Since the Bible was clearly man-made and full of…"
"You might not be looking for a deconversion story as a response; but you really sound like you are at a similar point to a stage I went through. So thought I'd share a little...
Looking back... The first step in my deconversion came when I…"
"Stupidity knows no bounds.
If you are concerned that your doctor hold differing moral views than you, you should find yourself another doctor. Does it make sense that all doctors are forced to act in ways that are against their conscience? I would…"