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Oct 10, 2015 at 9:20 PM
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YOU MAY NOT BELIEVE THIS, BUT THIS IS TRUE. SADLY. TRUE.

I was invited to a doctors conference organized by a medical Society - doctors came from the neighboring 4-5 countries. They were talking about: Adam and Eve, creationism, "all those who think differently are not human beings" and that the theory of evolution is the cause of our troubles (like the Holocaust). The foolishness of the SETI program because we are PROVEN to live alone in the universe. "Science should stop asking questions instead we should all kneel before Jesus C"
Sadly these are emeritus professors and such. Imagine a room full of around 200 doctors.
Nobody did leave.
I wanted to leave the room - out of protest- but decided to stay just to listen what else they can come up with.
"It is harmful that you teach a baby other languages other than it's native language because it will do serious psychological harm and identity crises" a quote from a psychologist's presentation.
Sorry I am throwing all this at you. My own parents (university professors) said if it was not me who told them all this they would have not believe. I could not believe.
Also I have learned the valuable message that it is better for a priest to turn toward the altar and showing his bottom to the audience then the other way how it is done today. Also theft was legalized during the socialist era (and I assume it was by no means present at the earlier, church controlled era lol)
Not sure what was the bigger scandal: the things that were said or the fact that of us 200 nobody had left in protest BUT CLAPPED.
We also need to be careful since "Satan grins behind the Tv and computer monitor and children should not have access these" :p

I have disclosed the name of the conference only to those who I really trust because I am paranoid of possible consequences even under a nickname.

I TAKE ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE TRUTH OF THE ABOVE EVENT AND I AM OPEN TO IMMEDIATE PERMABAN AND ALL KINDS OF INTERNET PUNISHMENT IF THIS IS SPAM OR OTHERWISE UNTRUE.
 
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Oct 10, 2015 at 9:33 PM
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YOU MAY NOT BELIEVE THIS, BUT THIS IS TRUE. SADLY. TRUE.

I was invited on a doctors conference of a medical Society - doctors came from neighboring 4-5 countries. They were talking about: Adam and Eve, creatiionism, "all those who think differently are not human beings", the theory of evoltuion is the cause of our troubles (like the Holocaust). The foolishness of the SETI program because we are PROVEN to live alone in the universe. "Science should stop asking questions instead we should all kneel before Jesus C"
Sadly these are emeritus professors and such. Imagine a room full of around 200 doctors
Nobody did leave.
I wanted to leave the room - out of protest- but decided to stay just to listen what else they can come up with.
"It is harmful that you teach a baby other languages than it's native language because it will do serious psychological harm and identity crises" a quote from a psychologist's presentation
Sorry I am throwing all this at you. My own parents (university professors) said if it was not me who tells them all this they would not belive. I could not beleive.
Also I have learned the valuable message that it is better for a priest to turn toward the altar and showing his bottom to the audience then the other way how it is done today.Also theft is legalized during the socialist era (and I assume was by no means present at the earlier church controlled era lol)
Not sure what was the bigger scandal: the things that were said or the fact that of us 200 nobody left in protest BUT CLAPPED.
We also need to be careful since "Satan grins behind the Tv and computer monitor and children should not access these" :p

I have disclosed the name of the conference only to those I really trust because I am paranoid of possible consequences even under a nickname.

I TAKE ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE TRUTH OF THE ABOVE EVENT AND OPEN TO IMMEDIATE PERMABAN OR ALL KINDS OF INTERNET PUNISHMENT IF THIS IS SPAM OR OTHERWISE UNTRUE.
Okay, so unless you're not a native English speaker, I can't take your word for it, because your grammar and syntax is killing me. :muscledoc:

I'm assuming that since you are a doctor, you must be fluent in the language you speak.
 
Oct 10, 2015 at 9:44 PM
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@SuperJaws100 True. I have just copy-pasted and edited an IRC PM conversation from IceChat. I have revised my post, hope it is a bit better :)
 
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Oct 10, 2015 at 10:06 PM
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"It is harmful that you teach a baby other languages other than it's native language because it will do serious psychological harm and identity crisises" a quote from a psychologist's presentation.
I agree with this, if people come to your country to live there(and not just for a short time, but more like at least a few years), they should know how to speak the native language.
I see too much people in my country who speak other languages than the native language here (Dutch or one of the related languages), German 0r English to their children and to each other, which makes me wonder if they actually know the native language or how they even manage to live here. This can really be bad if a child goes to a school where a different language is spoken than the child knows.
 
Oct 11, 2015 at 4:41 AM
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That's why they take the Hippocratic oath, dunc
 
Nov 3, 2015 at 11:54 PM
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Remember kids, if you can't decide whether to go with science or religion, think about which one of those two things gave us architecture. Think about which of those two things gave us computers. Think about which one of those two things put a man on the moon and brought him back to Earth.
 
Nov 3, 2015 at 11:56 PM
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Remember kids, if you can't decide whether to go with science or religion, think about which one of those two things gave us architecture. Think about which of those two things gave us computers. Think about which one of those two things put a man on the moon and brought him back to Earth.
In a spiritual manner, both of them did all those things.
 
Nov 4, 2015 at 12:12 AM
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Nov 4, 2015 at 12:21 AM
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If the LHC destroys the universe, then we should ditch science.
 
Nov 4, 2015 at 1:04 AM
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Remember kids, if you can't decide whether to go with science or religion, think about which one of those two things gave us architecture. Think about which of those two things gave us computers. Think about which one of those two things put a man on the moon and brought him back to Earth.
But who says we should choose one over the other? Both can live peacably together.
 
Nov 4, 2015 at 1:34 AM
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Remember kids, if you can't decide whether to go with science or religion, think about which one of those two things gave us architecture. Think about which of those two things gave us computers. Think about which one of those two things put a man on the moon and brought him back to Earth.
>implying they're mutually exclusive
>implying everyone who invented vacuum tubes, punch cards, microprocessors, or RAZR gaming peripherals was athiest
>implying everyone involved in the Apollo program was atheist
Just because we use science to make discoveries that engineers can use to develop new technologies doesn't mean that religion is the (wrong) alternative. There are a lot of things that didn't contribute to the Apollo program. Like Kool-Aid [citation needed]. Doesn't mean Kool-Aid is holding back our technological progress. It may not be good for you, but it's still nice to have.
 
Nov 4, 2015 at 1:44 AM
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Personally if you have to believe in some god without the need of faith and still believe in science, then nature is the go. No I don't mean in some environmentalist tree-hugger way. I mean that nature, the personification of causality itself, is still the most powerful force in our world and is the closest thing to a god you can interact with in this world.
 
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Nov 4, 2015 at 1:56 AM
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Personally if you have to believe in some god without the need of faith
Wait a moment, how does that make sense?

Personally if you have to believe in some god without the need of faith and still believe in science, then nature is the go.
As I said before, religion [And not just nature] and science can co-exist. One can believe/follow/utilize both at once.
 
Nov 4, 2015 at 2:29 AM
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Of course science and religion can coexist, its just when the people believe that it doesnt coexist is when it really starts conflicting. Sorry for the run on sentence btw... Anyways! For example, the church believe in evolution for the most part. Like the Pope said he believes in evolution and it was perfectly fine for others to as well. Also, the Church believes that it is not teir call to judge, like if someone believes in jibbers crabst, they arent supposed to say "youre going to hell for that!" People unfortunately still do however...so it is not the religion, but certain people IN religions.
Also for my 2nd oatmeal reference in a post ill just send this. good comic but really does explain what i am thinking, despite being slightly more against religion that i would want it to be.
 
Nov 4, 2015 at 2:40 AM
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Of course science and religion can coexist, its just when the people believe that it doesnt coexist is when it really starts conflicting. Sorry for the run on sentence btw... Anyways! For example, the church believe in evolution for the most part. Like the Pope said he believes in evolution and it was perfectly fine for others to as well. Also, the Church believes that it is not teir call to judge, like if someone believes in jibbers crabst, they arent supposed to say "youre going to hell for that!" People unfortunately still do however...so it is not the religion, but certain people IN religions.
Also for my 2nd oatmeal reference in a post ill just send this. good comic but really does explain what i am thinking, despite being slightly more against religion that i would want it to be.
I agree with this. I think that science and religion shouldn't conflict. Largely in part to the fact that it may cause some people to bias results.
 
Nov 4, 2015 at 4:33 AM
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Wait a moment, how does that make sense?
Not everyone is capable of the level of faith that most religions entail. Not everyone chooses to be an athiest/agnostic.
 
Nov 4, 2015 at 8:42 AM
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Not everyone is capable of the level of faith that most religions entail. Not everyone chooses to be an athiest/agnostic.
It's like:

"Oh hey, god exists, I get it, but no, no sir, I don't want to join your religion."
 
Nov 5, 2015 at 12:09 AM
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Okay, now I am confused.

Alright to explain this better:
We all have beliefs, you don't need blind faith to believe in something, and you don't need a religion to believe in something. Belief systems don't start and end with religion, they extend to almost everything and manifest in completely different ways.
 
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