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← Surely by now we've outgrown the soul?

InYourFaceNewYorker's Avatar Jump to comment 17 by InYourFaceNewYorker

Here's what I always say to people who believe in a soul and afterlife:

Okay, let's say you have an Alzheimer's patient whose brain has deteriorated to the point that he does not recognize anybody, even his own siblings. When this patient dies and his soul goes to heaven, are his brain and memories reinstated? Or when somebody dies for any reason, be it at age 1 or 101, what age does that person assume in heaven? If that person died of Lou Gehrig's Disease, is that person able to walk and run again in heaven?

Just shows you the silliness of the idea of a soul!


Mon, 17 Oct 2011 15:59:57 UTC | #881525