What if we have no soul(I love you with all my liver)?

Posted: July 30, 2013 in Uncategorized
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The book is called Touching a Nerve the self as Brain. The book poises that the brain, not something higher, is what controls men and women.  She points out that there is not a soul.

As a church goer and believer in a higher power I am tempted to dismiss immediately, this scientists position, but I don’t I listen read and watch and I remember a minister telling me that he loves his wife with his whole liver. The liver is more the center of our body and now I see a sort of campaign for making the liver a thing. The center of who we are.

To suggest that the mind is what controls us what is us and not the soul.. Should this change our religious believes? I guess it depends on what your religious beliefs are. If we were to say that our religion makes us whole and saves our brain instead of our soul would this be a bad thing? Should semantics stop us from living a good life?

I say of course no. Whether it is a soul or a brain I don’t think we should ever diminish the need for morality.  Maybe I am simplifying this too much, but I feel like this idea this issue maybe more of a semantics issue than any thing else.

This debate of the mind versus a soul feels eerily reminiscent to the debate of demon possession versus mental illness. How many men and women suffered from Tourettes  syndrome and were accessed as demon possessed?

The mind and the soul are very complicated mysteries and as we learn more about each, we may as a world, come to the conclusion that the two are one in the same.

I am not sure and we will soon see but will we be saying he has a good mind and I love you with all my liver? I don’t know He has a good soul and I love you with all my heart has a much better ring to it doesn’t it?




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