"I guess watching the video "The Monkey in the Machine and the Machine in the Monkey" is out. It's not available in my area, and I can't find it on YouTube (Thanks BBS). I did however find a really cool Monkey Machine."
"I'd have to watch the show to comment (should I shut up now?), but as far as anyone can tell there is no "free will". I don't think Dawkins said "soul" was transmitted if we didn't have offspring, but again…"
"@AKron - I was being more abstract than physical. We don't need to know where in the brain these things occur (and more than we need to know where in the brain "we" live).
I won't deny that it's useful to science to…"
"Marc - When you say "where" the spiritual world exists, do you mean physically in the brain? I don't know where that would be, but I've read that researchers are making amazing progress on this now. Then there's that odd…"
"AKron (much as I agree) we should consider "where" the spiritual world exists, rather than "if" one exists.
In the minds of devout (mentally ill or deluded) people, the spirit world is as complete as it is real; to the…"
"Winfred, I used to also question the existence of the spiritual world. To test the belief, I would challenge claims by those who believed. If there was a story about how spirits would harm or haunt a person who lay upon a grave, then I would test it…"
"We run scientific studies to get the real percentages and a real feel for what is going on. They rely on single stories selected from thousands or tens of thousands of instances, then represent it as if it was the example of what usually…"
"Hi Winfred, this is my first post so I hope I say something useful. I have a theory that cultural heritage is very sticky. Meaning what we learn from our parents, relatives, and community defines how we see and understand our world.
We also have…"
Hello Winfred and welcome to this rational world of Internet atheism---a haven from the superstitions and fictional god of the masses.
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