alert versus aware

Martin Knopman mknopman at worldnet.att.net
Wed Sep 29 08:50:51 EST 1999


Alex Morgan wrote in message <37F1CFD0.6C47 at paradise.net.nz>...
>'mind' means something like - to borrow your phrase
>- 'the seat of consciousness, thought, volition, and feeling', whereas
>'soul' means something like 'an incorporeal, eternal mentality'.  While
>these words might mean different things to different people, only the
>latter has a metaphysical commitment 'built-in' BY VIRTUE OF IT'S
>MEANING.

That's ridiculous.  As soon as you mention volition you are out of the
physical, as much as any explanation of soul would take you.

Martin Knopman









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