"I agree with Jack on all points, with some reservations.
Yes, it's human.
Yes it's alive.
No, it's not part of the mother's body, it's a distinct body.
No, having a "soul" is not a prerequisite to a right to…"
"The forces that make up life seem to derive from the universe itself. That description could point in a pantheist direction, meaning that perhaps the soul, then, is a subset of the spirit, if one takes the soul as the person and his…"
"Interesting you used the example of a rock in your axiom.
Try "there are no smart dolphins", if you really believe this idea that anything merely material can have no meaningful brain activity (assuming you believe dolphins have no…"
"I think souls are consistent with materialism, just like any phenomenon of the brain (which I think a soul is; akin to consciousness, if you like). From that perspective it doesn't follow that then a soul can be without a body.
Sure, energy and…"
"Not sure of your definition of crackpot but what I am is a doctor who currently works in a psychiatric hospital. giving the power to decide if someone can or cannot own a firearm to a government psychologist would not only be a waste of tax dollars…"
"There's a lot of factors in that. What are you doing with the bow? Are you just shooting targets, if so any of those will work. On mine I just have a variety. I would say get some good lightweight, middle, and heavyweight in a…"
"You've made some very generalized statements that were true for most black people depending on which decade you want to discuss. And while the ability from blacks to pull themselves up by their bootstraps has been hampered by many elements, the…"
"Sounds very urban and vital.
I enjoy country life; people are more or less the same, usually polite and I don't have to dance around issues of race, culture or orientation, though people really tend to leave each other alone anyway."