Tatiana and Krista Hogan’s shared and individual powers of mind are just what Thomistic dualism predicts.
“Is the soul real? Or is it just an old construct used to explain what a scientifically illiterate society could not?”
The human mind, unlike the human brain, is an immaterial entity, thus unrealizable by a material artifact like a computer.
Patients missing large parts of their brain tissue can lead normal lives because the material, the tissue, is not all there is to us.
Gary Rhoades at AAUP responded to my original post. My own response is below the fold. Dear Mr. Crowther, Apparently patience is not one of your stronger virtues, at least not in this case. If you were really interested in my response, or in the position of the AAUP, you might have had the courtesy to give me a reasonable amount of time to respond to your letter below (which came to me at 3:33p.m. EST today, whereas your posting below was 1:24 p.m today, though the time zone is not posted). Upon returning to my emails late this afternoon, after addressing some other pressing matters earlier in the afternoon, I come to find that you have already posted the Read More ›