The nature of the afterlife

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Is the concept of disembodied existence logically incoherent? This returns to the key issue of human identity.

If the soul is the core of a person, then that is where mental characteristics are located. This is not correct and goes against scientific understanding about the physical nature of thought and memory.

Defences of loguical consistency:

Locke - The prince and the cobbler: the two swap bodies but remember who they are before the swap. This questions if the…


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