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Edward Justin Modestino ejmodest at sas.upenn.edu
Thu Feb 18 09:19:52 EST 1999

sounds fantastically relevant and interesting!!
Ed Modestino

Jason Ebaugh wrote:

> What does the group think of posts that are definitly related to
> neuro-biology but not so much neuroscience in a strict chemical,
> synapse, curciuts kind of way. I mean specificaly the threqads on
> non-human empathy and dolphin intelligence. They have been some of the
> most active threads on this group.
> Just curious what peoples opinions are.
> Edward Justin Modestino <ejmodest at sas.upenn.edu> wrote:
> >This is a neuroscience newsgroup designed to allow neuroscientists and
> >enthusiasts to pool resources, share information, network and get opinions
> >from fellow neuroscientists.  This is not a newsgroup to discuss religion
> >and philosophical arguments that are not directly related to neuroscience.
> >Bioethics, religion, philosophy and several cult followings have their own
> >newsgroups, chat sites and web postings.  Please refer to these if you wish
> >to discuss anything that is not about neuroscience or conducting
> >neuroscience.  Certain individuals have been using this forum
> >inappropriately to voice their religious delusions and cult beliefs. Oddly
> >enough, nothing that these people mention has any relevance to
> >neuroscience. Their behavior is pathological.  Perhaps we could discuss
> >theoretical neurobiology and their personal brain chemistry.  Perhaps they
> >have excessive dopamine and serotonin in a certain pathways in their
> >brains.  This is relevant to neuroscience!!  However, please refer to other
> >newsgroups, chat rooms and web postings to discuss anything that is not
> >neuroscience.  I promise that I personally will do the same from now on.
> >Ed Modestino

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