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Re: [atheists-8] Christian Fundamentalism & The Current State of the Union

From: Cameron
Sent on: Saturday, October 18, 2008 3:07 AM
I could explain in more detail. If you contact the email below my name  
Abby. Thanx for your responses.

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On Oct 15, 2008, at 4:12 PM, Abby <[address removed]> wrote:

> If religion in these hospitals doesn't play any role in decision- 
> making at
> the ground level, why are they firing atheists on this mailing list?
> ~Abby
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf  
> Of C.J.
> Sent: Wednesday, October 15,[masked]:01 PM
> To: [address removed]
> Subject: RE: [atheists-8] Christian Fundamentalism & The Current  
> State of
> the Union
> I wouldn't worry about it (religious affiliated hospitals); I have a  
> couple
> of friends who are doctors at St. David's and they are not  
> religious. It
> doesn't seem to play any role in decision making at ground level...
> occasionally some doctor's may use religion when talking to a  
> relative about
> someone who's just passed, i.e. "He/She is in a better place now, but
> sometimes even non-religious doctors do this if they think it will  
> make
> things hurt less...  I've said it when I knew the person I was  
> talking too
> believed...
> I doubt it really effects the quality of care you get in Austin  
> though.
> Now would I go to a Mormon hospital in Utah and admit I was  
> agnostic....
> No...  but in Austin I am not really concerned....
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