Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id QAA17963 (8.6.9/5.3[ref email@example.com] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from firstname.lastname@example.org); Thu, 21 Feb 2002 16:48:27 GMT X-Sender: email@example.com Message-Id: <firstname.lastname@example.org> In-Reply-To: <9BD317A6-268E-11D6-8ECB-003065B9A95A@harvard.edu> References: <9BD317A6-268E-11D6-8ECB-003065B9A95A@harvard.edu> Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 11:43:26 -0500 To: email@example.com From: "Francesca S. Alcorn" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: Words and memes Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii" ; format="flowed" Sender: email@example.com Precedence: bulk Reply-To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>On Wednesday, February 20, 2002, at 11:44 , Francesca S. Alcorn wrote:
>>Would it be ethical to identify a population which has a high level
>>of conversion (prison for example?) and measure the D2 receptors
>>levels to establish a baseline and then do a followup a year or two
>>later with a matched group of convert/nonconverts?
>Gack, it's bad enough these guys were forced by circumstances to
>turn to the salvation of some religion in the first place rather
>than be offered the solace of science and skepticism....
You could be the first Rational Empiricist Missionary, and convert them all.
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