As a young Muslim physician suggests, materialism asks us to deny the evidence of our near-universal, dualist experience.
Will robots ever experience empathy or other feelings, or develop a genuine sense of humor?
Cloning a human being is a terrifying prospect, from a moral perspective, and seems inevitable.
Further requirements could be listed, including some even more horrific than cloning.
The materialist idea that you are “all body” — nothing but matter — is hardly more dangerous than the opposite idea, that you are “all spirit.”