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jmreinoehl

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Study of Atheists and Spirituality
« on: May 31, 2016, 05:30:23 PM »
Good afternoon!

I am seeking participants for a study of atheists and spirituality for my master’s thesis at Ball State University. The study involves a survey with questions about spirituality and demographic information that takes approximately 15 minutes to complete. To be eligible to participate, you must be 18 years of age or older, live in the United States, and identify as an atheist.

Click the link below to participate:

https://bsu.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_4UgWPv1zzmkTnoN

There is also an optional interview portion that participants may agree to take part in. The interview will take approximately one hour to complete, and will be conducted via telephone or in-person. It includes questions regarding spirituality, atheism, and practices related to these identities.

If you would like more information about the study, please contact:

Investigator Jordan Reinoehl at jmreinoehl@bsu.edu

Thank you!

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Re: Study of Atheists and Spirituality
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2016, 05:58:44 PM »
Ball State University

Any Indiana residents heard of this place?
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Re: Study of Atheists and Spirituality
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2016, 06:38:27 PM »
Here's their homepage: BSU.  I looked up their Wiki page too -- David Letterman went there.
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Re: Study of Atheists and Spirituality
« Reply #3 on: May 31, 2016, 07:13:39 PM »
The author of the questionnaire has sent me a copy and it all looks above board.
If you answer the questionnaire please don't give details or comment on it here.

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When is the final date to reply to the questionnaire?
If religions were TV channels atheism is turning the TV off.
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Re: Study of Atheists and Spirituality
« Reply #4 on: May 31, 2016, 10:06:10 PM »
That's a good question, Tank. I'd like to take a look at it after I get home. However, I still not sure when that will be.
Life is but a momentary glimpse of the wonder of the astonishing universe, and it is sad to see so many dreaming it away on spiritual fantasy.~Carl Sagan

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Re: Study of Atheists and Spirituality
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2016, 12:31:27 AM »
Ball State is a real University, not a Liberty look alike. It is a legitimate outfit.

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Re: Study of Atheists and Spirituality
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2016, 06:56:02 AM »
Ball State is a real University, not a Liberty look alike. It is a legitimate outfit.
Thanks Icarus.
If religions were TV channels atheism is turning the TV off.
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Re: Study of Atheists and Spirituality
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2016, 05:42:57 PM »
Ball State is a major state university in Indiana - I'm surprised it seems to be so unknown! But I promise it's real, and the research has been approved by my institution's research board.

There is no set end date to reply yet - if I had to choose a date, it would be the end of August most likely.

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Re: Study of Atheists and Spirituality
« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2016, 08:40:35 PM »
Ball State is a major state university in Indiana - I'm surprised it seems to be so unknown! But I promise it's real, and the research has been approved by my institution's research board.

There is no set end date to reply yet - if I had to choose a date, it would be the end of August most likely.
Once you have collected your data would it be ok to publish your questionnaire here? No, is a perfectly acceptable answer.
If religions were TV channels atheism is turning the TV off.
“Religion is a culture of faith; science is a culture of doubt.” ― Richard P. Feynman
'It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life.' - Terry Pratchett
Remember, your inability to grasp science is not a valid argument against it.