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Soul Provider

  1. A.Villarasa profile image79
    A.Villarasaposted 4 years ago

    Silent lucidity,
    Lucid tranquility,
    Tranquil luminousity,
    Luminous levity.

    These are what the  soul provides us,  Homo Sapiens,  on our way from a star gazing to a star trekking specie.

    1. gmwilliams profile image82
      gmwilliamsposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      Beautiful poem, I love it immensely.

      1. A.Villarasa profile image79
        A.Villarasaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        If humans are stripped down to their barest animalistic predisposition, then I suppose atheists have a basis for saying that humans do not have a soul. But humans are never the total sum of their individual material parts. There is more to us than meet the eyes, and that something is our soul.

    2. A Troubled Man profile image59
      A Troubled Manposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      And, we can achieve that goal of "star trekking" without the need of education, knowledge, understanding and technological advancements? The soul will provide us with everything we need?

      1. A.Villarasa profile image79
        A.Villarasaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        @TM:
        Not everything.... just the necessary predisposition, intuition, instinct to discover and create and explore. Education, knowledge, understanding, and technology are part ans parcel of that predispotion. But without the human soul would humans have the temerity and perspicacity to perceptualize and conceptualize? I don't think so.

        1. A Troubled Man profile image59
          A Troubled Manposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Yes, humans use something called a brain for exactly those purposes.

          1. A.Villarasa profile image79
            A.Villarasaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            @TM:
            Oh yes.. the brain. BTW our closest genetic kin, the Bonobo chimps, have brains too, that when examined macroscopically and microscopically  are not too dissimilar  to  yours and mine. But I don't see the Bonobos building a civilization, conceptualizing about the nature of the universe and  their place in it, and  discovering  the ideas/creating the tools that  would serve him in good stead on his way to becoming an extra-terrestrial specie.

            I posit that what separates us humans from the rest of God's  creation is the human soul, an entity that is not subject to clinical inspection and or scientific testing.

            1. A Troubled Man profile image59
              A Troubled Manposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              So what? Do you have a point? All you have managed to accomplish with that comment is demonstrate a severe lack of knowledge and understanding of evolution and brains.



              Posit souls all you want, they have never been shown to exist, hence you can posit a leprechaun riding a unicorn as being equally valid. And, you can claim to KNOW that your God is not subject to inspection or testing, showing only to well you are compelled to lie about any characteristics your God might exhibit, based on your own logic.

              1. A.Villarasa profile image79
                A.Villarasaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                @TM

                So tell me more about evolution and brains. I am more than willing to lend you my ear.

        2. Mark Knowles profile image60
          Mark Knowlesposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          Instinct? Sounds like evolution talk to me. There is no "god" in evolution. Maybe you are starting to get it after all? wink

          1. A.Villarasa profile image79
            A.Villarasaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            @MK:

            If by evolution you mean adapting to and  surviving  existence's viscisitudes, then their  Instinct and intuition did serve humans quite well.
            If by evolution you mean, the creative process with which  man was molded and imparted with a soul... then God had a lot to do with that one.

            From my perspective it is you who should really get it after all.

            1. Mark Knowles profile image60
              Mark Knowlesposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              Sorry you don't understand. Just say "goddunit," again. Although - I take it you have some evidence of your god interfering in evolution? Molded. Imparted. At least your grandiose verbosity is reducticating.

              1. A.Villarasa profile image79
                A.Villarasaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                @MK:

                Talk about grandiose verbosity... what about reducticating?

                Talk about  photo grandiosity... what about using a painting of a saint as his avatar?... or did I just miss your misplaced sense of the Ironic.

                1. Mark Knowles profile image60
                  Mark Knowlesposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  Misplaced? How so? Don't know who this is huh? It seems your nescience is unparallelled and not limited to evolutionary biology.

                  I keep dis-remembering that you believers lack the irony gene. Assail the unbelievers - that should help. Remember to use the biggerest words you can find. wink

                  1. A.Villarasa profile image79
                    A.Villarasaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                    MK:
                    Hey Mark... using the Nazarene's visage as your avatar took quite a bit of chutzpah. Ironic, but  temerity nonetheless. In some quarters you could be tried for blasphemy.Now what would really be blasphemous but gutsy nonetheless  is for you to use the visage of the prophet Mohammad as your avatar. But I doubt you have enough guts to put on  a stunt like that. On HubPages nonetheless.

  2. getitrite profile image81
    getitriteposted 4 years ago

    Has this "soul" been found to exist?  Please send link.  Thanks

    1. A.Villarasa profile image79
      A.Villarasaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      @getitrite:
      You might try this link: GodinHeaven.com.
      The link has a very strict criteria though ... you must believe in the existence of the human soul  first before you could access the link.

      1. getitrite profile image81
        getitriteposted 4 years ago in reply to this

        That's downright absurd!!!???  http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k286/mrommyan/emoticon/shocked.png    You are basically saying that before I am presented with the evidence to form a conclusion, I am to already HAVE a conclusion. 

        I'm not looking for "facts" to corroborate a fraudulent conclusion, I'm looking for real irrefutable evidence for a SOUL. 

        Stop trying to dupe me, please...and show me a link which shows irrefutable, scientific evidence for a SOUL.

        If you can't do that, then the honorable think to do would be to retract any misleading, fraudulent information you have posted...because someone less inclined to critical thinking could be conned by this blatant deception.

        1. A.Villarasa profile image79
          A.Villarasaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

          @getitrite:

          So sorry that my  throw of a playful un-factuality missed you by a mile. But then I suppose when an aburdity ie. "...show me a link which shows irrefutable, scientific evidence for a soul",  is thrown at me, I throw it right back i.e " GodinHeaven.com"

          1. getitrite profile image81
            getitriteposted 4 years ago in reply to this

            OK?   The dishonesty continues, I see.  Not surprising.  Do you see why I'm not a believer?  I refuse to stoop to this level of immorality. 

            Of course you have already convinced yourself that a "soul" exists, and that's all the "scientific evidence"  you need.  Perplexing!

            1. A.Villarasa profile image79
              A.Villarasaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

              @getitrite:
              You  putting the onus on me for you being an atheist, is just not what I would expect of someone who is hubristic enough to deny the existence of a Being much higher that he is. No matter how scientifically non-perplexing that is.

              1. getitrite profile image81
                getitriteposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                In other words, you have no evidence for a soul.  I understand. Thanks.

                1. A.Villarasa profile image79
                  A.Villarasaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                  @getitrite:

                  Sorry (again?) to disappoint you, but if you are looking for a physical evidence of the existence of the soul then good luck with that... unless of course if you don't consider your existence on earth evidence enough that a soul exist because YOU have a soul.... literally and metaphorically.

                  1. getitrite profile image81
                    getitriteposted 4 years ago in reply to this

                    My existence on earth is no evidence of a soul, whatsoever.  That is only whimsical conjecture...which any young child could formulate.  You have no evidence for a soul, but you go right on posturing as if you do.  Just admit that you have no evidence, and, therefore that your belief is based in willful ignorance, and wishful thinking...AS YOU HAVE NO EVIDENCE.  Is superstitious nonsense this difficult to relinquish?



                    Then I want you to, LITERALLY, prove that:

                    1)  A "soul" exists. 
                    2)  I possess a "soul"

                    I'm not interested in metaphorically, since that is irrelevant.

  3. JMcFarland profile image91
    JMcFarlandposted 4 years ago

    I'll start as soon as you read a couple of my suggestions as well.

    1. A.Villarasa profile image79
      A.Villarasaposted 4 years ago in reply to this

      @JM:
      I'll take the bait...so what would you want me to read... one book at a time please.

 
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