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Sigil California
11/26/19 7:06 pm

There is no evidence of a soul or of god.

proST3 Columbus, Ohio
11/28/19 6:30 pm

There isn’t really any proof of them not existing either.

OrangeCoconut Connecticut
11/26/19 6:21 pm

No, but god is. Has anyone seen him lately?

GlockMan1 Alabama
11/22/19 9:12 pm

We don’t HAVE a soul. We ARE a soul. We have a body.

RussianThunder Russia and USA
11/22/19 3:55 pm

I believe so but would not try to change anyone’s mind.

Jynx Presuppositionalist
11/22/19 8:15 am

Being a believer, this is a strange poll result. I kinda had the feeling the majority of SOH were materialistic naturalists. Guess i was wrong.

LazySteelworker USA
11/22/19 1:54 am

It feels good to think so but honestly I don't.

CudOfCow Oregon
11/22/19 1:02 am

I have absolutely no idea why anyone would believe that these things exist.

GlockMan1 Alabama
11/22/19 9:13 pm

Because Christ tells us we do. Of course if you are an atheist, your entire life is one of darkness.

OldCC A filthy commie
11/22/19 9:17 pm

Oh, yeah. Our lives are so very dark and miserable because we don't listen to the Magic Book and the almighty Sky Daddy.

GlockMan1 Alabama
11/23/19 7:19 am

Your lives are dark because you don’t know the TRUTH.

OldCC A filthy commie
11/25/19 11:52 pm

The truth that can only be found in the magic book? The truth with no verifiable evidence? That truth?

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
11/21/19 10:15 pm

"God breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living soul."
That pretty well settles it.

11/22/19 7:05 am

Yeah well my book says “souls aren’t real” so that settles it

GlockMan1 Alabama
11/23/19 7:20 am

And your own intellect tells you souls don’t exist so that settles it?

Charlie1988 Massachusetts
11/24/19 3:52 pm

I think he's joking. Right?

11/24/19 7:53 pm

Correct, I was saying that holy text does not prove souls’ existence/lack thereof

GlockMan1 Alabama
11/25/19 6:28 am

“I was saying that holy text does not prove souls’ existence/lack thereof”

Correct. The Bible/Jesus simple tells us that souls exist and that Heaven AND HELL are very real places. (Jesus spoke more about HELL than He did Heaven) It is the work of the Holy Spirit that brings us that understanding.

11/25/19 10:20 am

How has the Holy Spirit brought you to understand that?

GlockMan1 Alabama
11/25/19 2:29 pm

It’s a supernatural act. Unexplainable.

11/21/19 8:49 pm

Yes, I’m on my second Soul now. Kia, that is. Yesterday, I ate at a Soul Food restaurant. It was very good.

bluefish empiricism and love
11/21/19 8:33 pm

No one's given me a great definition as to what a soul is, so I don't know. I'm gonna say "no" though.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/21/19 5:07 pm

No one has ever offered and evidence that suggests souls exist, and no one has yet even offered a reasonable argument why they must or should, much less a rational explanation of their nature or origin. Or why some critters have them, and other critters do not, for that matter. So at this point in time, that’s a solid no.

buster1922 Florida
11/21/19 6:09 pm

This user is currently being ignored

Zod Above Pugetropolis
11/21/19 7:26 pm

I've looked as much as anyone. It’s not possible to find what is not there. If anyone has evidence that souls exist, or can think of a good reason why they must exist, I'm open to learning about it.

bubba2526 New Jersey
11/21/19 8:06 pm

But Zod how can you ignore a collection of fairytales in a really old book that’s been changed hundreds of times if not thousands to suit the needs of whoever is running the religion???

ARedHerring Kentucky
11/21/19 9:45 pm

Bubba, calm down on the roast to the Bible

bubba2526 New Jersey
11/21/19 10:41 pm

Herring I just call it how I see it

11/27/19 1:43 am

Go read Plotinus. Maybe actually study this stuff before you shit the bed with retarded comments

chickencookie Jihad Joe
11/21/19 4:42 pm

Yes it’s all of us and that which makes us us. It can’t be explained. But there are many layers of this world that cannot be.

jbar1 University
11/21/19 3:23 pm

I don’t think that souls exist in any of the traditional senses or really at all. The only argument I could see accepting would be defining a souls as the abstract characteristics that define our individuality, but I prefer to think of that as an extension of personality.

IMO atoms, space, opinion
11/21/19 10:10 am

I like to think there’s more to human existence than our physical being. Then again, want living entity wouldn’t? I do believe in the duality of man even though there is little, if any evidence of such.

bnnt Los Angeles
11/21/19 9:43 am

If food can have a soul, then people can.

CoffeeNow Powderpuff Leftist
11/21/19 9:43 am

I sold mine years ago for a chicken sandwich

No regrets

Luxrealms Illinois
11/21/19 9:09 am

I like to think of it in the ancient greek sense; as an abstract symbol of conciousness and emotion. Not something that exists physically, but more along the lines of an idea, like the concepts of love or morality. So sort of?

kscott516 Masks fail
11/21/19 8:40 am

Yes, your soul is absolutely real.

jakob1005 Virginia
11/21/19 8:32 am

There’s no evidence of it and there never will be.

TheSpookyGhost paleoconservative
11/21/19 3:16 pm

There's no evidence that the brain is responsible for consciousness either. Scientists have been able to identify areas of the brain associated with consciousness but have yet to understand how they create consciousness.

EarlyBird Portland
11/21/19 7:26 am

Souls aren’t real, physical, things.
Our brains give us the feeling of “soul”.

TheSpookyGhost paleoconservative
11/21/19 3:14 pm

If souls aren't real, then how can "you" feel anything? What are "you"? A series of chemical reactions cannot generate consciousness.

jbar1 University
11/21/19 3:24 pm

Except that... it already did, like just now, with people.

Gunfighter06 Iowa, since 1846
11/21/19 6:45 am

Yeah, I think so. Or perhaps it's like the concept of luck. Real, but paradoxically unreal. Because luck could be described as probability, just as the soul could be described as someone's persona.

CoffeeNow Powderpuff Leftist
11/21/19 9:44 am

I agree, they protect your feet

mstory918 Manhattan
11/21/19 10:24 am

Yes. Tangible. Souls, however...

me2nokneez California
11/21/19 12:34 am

Are souls real?? As opposed to not being real? What is your mind and heart

katerina13 stuck in the middle
11/21/19 2:25 am

Yeah, and what is that when you look into someone’s eyes and feel a connection? I think it’s souls making the connection. Of course, if someone is blind, then touch is how you feel the connection.

IMO atoms, space, opinion
11/21/19 10:12 am

Chemicals reactions... we may be nothing more than a bag of chemicals.

cato Santa Barbara, California
11/21/19 12:06 am

souls are real figment of imagination

TheSpookyGhost paleoconservative
11/21/19 3:12 pm

Oh yeah? And what exactly does imagination come from? That's right, the soul.

jbar1 University
11/21/19 3:22 pm

No, imagination comes from the brain

CoffeeNow Powderpuff Leftist
11/21/19 9:24 pm

*takes puff*

What if the brain comes from the soul