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Spiritual Life

The soul? It may all be in your mind

By Rich Barlow
October 18, 2008

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Everything you think you know about the soul is wrong. So says Yale psychologist Paul Bloom, who researches why people are religious. Bloom has written that humans are "natural dualists," seeing our physical bodies as separate from our supposedly nonphysical minds and souls. It's a legacy in part of the great French philosopher René Descartes, a religious man who believed ... (Full article: 793 words)

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