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← Surely by now we've outgrown the soul?

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Comment 11 by Barry Pearson

I suspect that many of the people saying those things are immune to explanations.

Indeed. They simply don't want any explanation at all. After all, if we think about what would be needed to produce a mind, a brain seems like a rather effective way of doing it given that the building blocks are cells.

Why I submitted this article is because the insistence on a rather theologically dumb version of the soul is at the core of just about all theism around in the world today.

Perhaps more antagonistic to such beliefs systems than a declaration of atheism might be to come out as soul-less :)

Mon, 17 Oct 2011 14:06:43 UTC | #881495