Jerry Coyne Says Some (More) Really Dum Things – Again…….Good Grief!!

Sweet, weepy jesus…what a shame to see a good mind default to the dumest of human faults.  With Sam Harris leading the charge with his plea that words/statements mean something, Coyne acts as Harris’ lap dog by hand waving and wanting to really, really propose that beliefs cause behaviors.  The science says, at best beliefs are […]

“Even “Forgotten” Trauma May Trigger PTSD Symptoms in Adults”

Even “Forgotten” Trauma May Trigger PTSD Symptoms in Adults August 29, 2014 Michael S. Fanselow, Ph.D. It is well-known that the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are precipitated by traumatic events or highly stressful experiences, including events that happened early in life…it may not be necessary for one to explicitly remember a stressful or […]

“…a mother rat trained to fear a peppermint-like odor transmits that fear to her infant pups when she expresses her fear in their presence. “

a mother rat trained to fear a peppermint-like odor transmits that fear to her infant pups when she expresses her fear in their presence. This is the experimental equivalent of a non-normal, pathological fear—for example, being undone by loud sounds because one has been exposed to trauma in a war zone.

Jerry Coyne Has to Be Lying…Why are Atheists Getting Away with This!?: Religion as Cause of Bad Behavior

Either Coyne is lying or…….? Well, he is being dishonest – not consciously, of course.. In a current post he says this: “Second, Ugyar just won’t accept that religion itself can be the main reason for malevolent acts.” First, a statement like this needs scientific evidence.  Where are the peer-reviewed studies?  How about just one? […]