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Love and Death and Intertextuality

by Kim Packard
Love and Death and Intertextuality by Kim Packard
Wiki entry, Love and Death “I should have been a pair of ragged claws scuttling across the floors of silent seas.” from The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock (a ghost crab) Do we have a soul? Can the soul be equated with the brain? With the mind? Is the mind located in the brain or extended throughout the body or even beyond? How many separate facts or ideas can our brain entertain and manipulate at one time? Five to seven? How many identities can we have? We are unique—one body, one soul and one point of view— and if we have a soul, shouldn’t we be able to recognize another soul? Souls interact. Which species among animals can be… Read more

Wiki entry, Love and Death

“I should have been a pair of ragged claws scuttling across the floors of silent seas.” from The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock


(a ghost crab)

Do we have a soul? Can the soul be equated with the brain? With the mind? Is the mind located in the brain or extended throughout the body or even beyond? How many separate facts or ideas can our brain entertain and manipulate at one time? Five to seven? How many identities can we have? We are unique—one body, one soul and one point of view— and if we have a soul, shouldn’t we be able to recognize another soul? Souls interact. Which species among animals can be said to have the capacity for such souls? All warm-blooded mammals and reptiles (such as birds)…. but not the cold-blooded ones such as turtles and jellyfish nor insects, plants, fungi, micro-organisms?

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