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Those who deny God, deny they have souls
05 January 2012

ADDING to the interesting debate on belief, it is true – and all taking a deeper interest in life should know – that religion is a decision. The decision is often based on the inner voice, either developed or not, which all men have.

Then, if a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music he hears, however measured or far away.

Those who would proclaim there is no God should then also proclaim that they have no soul, too. This by implication would mean there must be some blind fate or luck, which crushes some and lifts up others. God forbid!

Good luck to those trusting in their own wisdom and their own strength!

Patrys Wolmarans, Bluewater Bay, Port Elizabeth

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Science Mann [06 January 2012 17:46]
That’s right Patrys, there is no such thing as a soul. The mind and soul are products of our brain, and that is affected by how we are born, how we choose to live, and our experiences along the way. I would give everything I have to have it the other way, but wishing never made anything true. Make the most of your living days, and take care of others in theirs. It’s all we’ve got.
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