Church in a Brewery 11-23-2020: Do we really have a soul?
Law of Identity: A = A (This equation is used to determine whether or not two things are the same or if they are different things)
Comparing the brain to the mind: Brain = Mind Does A = A?
BRAIN (BODY) = MIND (SOUL)?
Can Be Publicly Observed (Known) Can Only Be Privately Observed (Known)
Described in the Third Person Described in the First Person
Requires Parts for Identity Not Dependent on Parts for Identity
Measured with Tools Immeasurable with Tools
Is An Independent Physical Entity Is A Dependent Mental Entity
Responsive Only to Event Causation Able to Act Freely as a Causation Agent
- Use the Law of Identity equation (A = A) to determine whether or not the brain and the mind are the same thing. What do you think? Are the brain and the mind the same thing or are they different things?
2. Regarding the existence of the soul, do you find this body of evidence convincing? Why or why not?
3. If our identity is our brain as opposed to a soul, what impact would it have on your identity?
4. If our identity is a soul as opposed to only a physical brain, how would that impact your identity?