experiment

  1. Madeline

    Let's Try A Little Experiment, Shall We?

    The media's reporting on illegal immigration infuriates me with its transparent bias verging on propaganda. This is one example: Mother, daughter's reunion in city after 8-years-apart tampered by fear of deportation - NY Daily News Translation: Teen Charged With Multiple Felonies Names...
  2. Madeline

    End The US DOE Experiment?

    The US Department of Education came into being as a cabinet agency in the Carter Administration, with an initial mission of distributing federal funds to schools, ending illegal discrimination and "fostering excellence" via curriculum and testing. The US DOE is not the only federal agency that...
  3. C

    Three month experiment...

    So. The general meme from the conservative right - at least on this forum - seems to be that the disconnect between the "Right", and wellll...everyone else is that the everyone else is "corrupted" in their thought processes by exposure to that corrupting influence - MSNBC. Well...I just killed...
  4. vikingbeast

    Experiment and Lesson

    I was going to put the link only on here, but wanted to experiment with hopes that someone might actually drop the 15 second attention span we Americans possess and actually read it. As I witness the intellectual laziness and dumbing down going on in America, there is a correlation between our...
  5. B

    My conservative experiment, Phase I

    Well, the four days are up, and the first stage of my "Conservative experiment" is over. I had a huge amount of work this week, more than anticipated, so I was unable to post as much as I wanted to. Nonetheless, some very good things came out of this first experiment. As PHers who were online...
  6. B

    My conservative experiment, Phase I

    Well, the four days are up, and the first stage of my "Conservative experiment" is over. I had a huge amount of work this week, more than anticipated, so I was unable to post as much as I wanted to. Nonetheless, some very good things came out of this first experiment. As PHers who were online...
  7. Inkslinger

    U.S. military’s secret experiment sprayed radiation on low-income housing

    U.S. military’s secret experiment sprayed radiation on low-income housing How many folks here think that things like this actually happen in America?
  8. Bluegrass

    The Milgram Experiment

    For those who are not familiar with the Milgram experiment in 1961 (Stanley Milgram, Yale Univ), it was a study into willingness of people to obey authority when it conflicted with their conscience: Milgram experiment - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Contrary to what Milgram believed the...
  9. Cicero

    Abortion thought experiment

    Let's posit a hypothetical experiment in thought. The year is 2013 and Americans everywhere have decided that they can accept an end to abortion (except in the case of harm to the health of the mother, rape, or incest) under the following conditions: 1. A huge new entitlement is created...
  10. Bluegrass

    The Milgram Experiment

    The Milgram Experiment was done at Yale in 1961, which involved finding how many people are willing to obey an authority figure, especially when it conflicts with their personal conscience. It was done to shed some light on whether Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann and the rest of the Nazis under...
  11. Bourne

    Libertarian Experiment in Iceland Fails

    I read this article the other day and noticed that there are distinct paralells between Iceland's experiment with libertarianism and the proposals put forth by several of our libertarian leaning friends on this forum. It would seem that a libertarian form of government is a recipe for political...
  12. O

    USSR - Illuminati Experiment Was "Social Catastrophe"

    Just be honest is all the spying, loss of rights/freedom, 9-11, Chemtrails, bailouts, etc clear evidence of a Communist NWO destruction of the rule of true law and civilization. They tried to take-over all of Europe and was stopped halfway into Germany, now look at all the diabolical madness in...
  13. T

    Double Slit Experiment

    YouTube - Dr Quantum - Double Slit Experiment So what's up with the observer?
  14. C

    A horribly cynical thought experiment.

    This is a thought experiment along the lines of "minority report." Say that sometime in the near future, a scenario occurs where you by looking at brain scans can determine the probability of somebody committing murder at one point in life. Let us pretend there is a 25% probability that...
  15. T

    John Rawls: Let's do a thought experiment

    Let's do a thought experiment. This thought experimet was first thought up of by John Rawls, one of the greatest philosophers there is. --- Imagine that whatever you are in this world, whatever class you are, or whatever you wealth is; imagine whatever makes you you, your money, beliefs...
  16. O

    Results of stem cell experiment

    I ran across this article this morning...very exciting stuff. Stem cell experiment lets diabetics forgo insulin - Diabetes - MSNBC.com Thirteen young diabetics in Brazil have ditched their insulin shots and need no other medication thanks to a risky, but promising treatment with their own...
  17. K

    The Grand Experiment

    I would like to try a slightly different angle on the atheism vs theism debate and I hope you will respond to this topic..... I am not attempting to debate what is true, only what works.... This question is directed to our many intelligent atheists. I am not trying to trap you, just...
  18. I

    The Failed Experiment- Death Penalty

    Last year only four countries accounted for nearly all executions worldwide: China, Iran, Saudi Arabia and the United States. Wow...we're right up there with the rest of the humanitarians! http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/13390313/site/newsweek/