Re: Words and memes

From: Francesca S. Alcorn (
Date: Thu Feb 21 2002 - 16:43:26 GMT

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    >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....
    >- Wade

    You could be the first Rational Empiricist Missionary, and convert them all.


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