Tag: behavior

COMPLAINING IN PRISON

There’s a lot of it. And of course, there is complaining, and then there’s complaining. Complaining about a true injustice or bit of unfairness is one thing. Understandable, and it should be dealt with (constructively and in an adult manner, of course). But all too often in prison, […]

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ATHEISM IN PRISON

Many people accuse atheists of just being negative (you’re defined by what you don’t believe) and having no moral or ethical alternative to offer. But like most beliefs about atheism, this just isn’t true. There is humanism. It has a long tradition, going back to the Ancient Greeks […]

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ATHEISM IN PRISON

I’ve noticed that religious guys in prison are kind of like religious guys everywhere: they’re out-and-out victims of the confirmation bias. That is, they find a belief that seems to work for them, and run with it. No attempt is made to look at this belief critically. If […]

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ATHEIST BEHAVIOR

I’ve talked about this before, how the data suggests that atheists act better than religious people. Here’s something else. Where are the atheist crazies? I can’t find them. Whereas religion has plenty. There are no atheists who deny their children modern medicine (like Jehovah’s Witnesses and Christian Scientists). […]

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