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What is a soul?

What exactly is a soul, and what function does it serve?

Let me stop the Cartesian Dualists before we begin. Mind and consciousness are strictly physiological phenomenon, we can observe this in brain damaged patients, we can observe it in mental disorder.

So what is a soul? what does it look like or behave like? and what exactly is it's function?

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  • Apr 18 2011: I think the first question you have to ask yourself is: Do I believe in life after death? That is the whole concept of "soul"; a manifestation of you when your body dies.
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      May 2 2011: Hi Colby

      "Do I believe in life after death? That is the whole concept of "soul"; a manifestation of you when your body dies."

      Would you say a manifestation of us or would you say this body is a manifestation of the soul?

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