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eThoughts : The Extinction of Idiocy: The Cry Over Big Government Versus Individual Rights.

I have no idea whether the recently passed health-care bill will be a solid contribution to our society or a weight to drag it down. But I do know one thing: In general, private corporations were not taking care of the problems of adequate medical care. All of this talk about the advent of a […]

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eThoughts : April 1, 2010: Extinction

There’s more to extinction than dinosaurs. In terms of Pavlovian or Skinnerian psychology, extinction is the apparent loss of associations between stimuli that had previously been learned. You know, repeatedly ring a bell and put down food and a dog will eventually associate the ringing bell with food and begin drooling at the sound of […]

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