The widely accepted heritability of IQ — between 57 percent and 80 percent in twin studies — is strong evidence for the materiality of the intellect.
The question of the disposition of the soul depends on what we mean by “soul.” Is the soul a thing somewhere in the brain, so to speak, or in the body?
Either a mind through free will alone may cause scientifically measurable change in the physical world, or we are forced back to embrace blather.
One inconsistency is their unlivable claim that “we have no free will.”
Who — or what — determines what we are? Why does it matter? And how should we act in light of the answers to those questions?