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    If there is no such existence as a soul or a spirit then why can't dead people be brought back to life? similar to how a machine gets brought back to life when changing a broken part or material? thoughts?

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    Dead people are brought back to life who would have otherwise perished indefinitely, presuming the form of the mind is still in a condition for this set of actions to occur.

    The soul is a delusion of essentialism - that there is a "self" before existence the way there is a "rabbit" before evolution; We merely have a classification of form that entails small mammalian long-eared nose-wrinkling organisms. Each and every 'rabbit' is in constant flux of each other individual, there is no true rabbit.

    Natural selection is the origami of nature, the self is a product of nature's origami.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sunyata View Post
    Dead people are brought back to life who would have otherwise perished indefinitely, presuming the form of the mind is still in a condition for this set of actions to occur.

    The soul is a delusion of essentialism - that there is a "self" before existence the way there is a "rabbit" before evolution; We merely have a classification of form that entails small mammalian long-eared nose-wrinkling organisms. Each and every 'rabbit' is in constant flux of each other individual, there is no true rabbit.

    Natural selection is the origami of nature, the self is a product of nature's origami.
    What does that have to do with death though? once the body dies it dies forever there is no coming back if the body was merely a function similar to how a machine would function then it could be brought back to life similar to how a machine is brought back to life. My question is what is it within the body that dies when it dies?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jixmixfix View Post
    What does that have to do with death though? once the body dies it dies forever there is no coming back if the body was merely a function similar to how a machine would function then it could be brought back to life similar to how a machine is brought back to life. My question is what is it within the body that dies when it dies?
    That's like asking where a wrinkle goes when you iron it out.

    Also, you're giving technology wayyyyy too much credit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sunyata View Post
    That's like asking where a wrinkle goes when you iron it out.

    Also, you're giving technology wayyyyy too much credit.
    Not really I'm just comparing the animal function similar to machine function. If we were to create a machine that was as sophisticated as a human what makes that machine different than a human being what separates us other than function?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jixmixfix View Post
    If we were to create a machine that was as sophisticated as a human what makes that machine different than a human being what separates us other than function?
    When we finally create a machine as sophisiticated as the human body then it will answer itself. For its possible that the interrelationship between billions of living cells creates a symbiosis where each cells communication with the other creates a sentience that wouldn't otherwise we there. And perhaps it's the loss of that collective consciousness (the ability of the cells to communicate with each other) that causes the animation to disappear and ultimately for the cells themselves to individually die. In much the same way a fungus body is actually a colony of millions of micelia rather than a single organism.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jixmixfix View Post
    If there is no such existence as a soul or a spirit then why can't dead people be brought back to life? similar to how a machine gets brought back to life when changing a broken part or material? thoughts?
    How would you propose bringing a dead person back to life?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gromit View Post
    How would you propose bringing a dead person back to life?
    I wouldn't that's my point.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chthonic View Post
    When we finally create a machine as sophisiticated as the human body then it will answer itself. For its possible that the interrelationship between billions of living cells creates a symbiosis where each cells communication with the other creates a sentience that wouldn't otherwise we there. And perhaps it's the loss of that collective consciousness (the ability of the cells to communicate with each other) that causes the animation to disappear and ultimately for the cells themselves to individually die. In much the same way a fungus body is actually a colony of millions of micelia rather than a single organism.
    There is a force behind our body though that is there healing our wounds and pushing our body forward. Once those connections are gone so it that force it is so longer alive it vanishes somewhere.

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    To even begin answering your question, you first have to prove that we do in fact have a soul.
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