Our mortal destiny is out there; out among the distant stars. We will travel there and thrive there. I can know this because I know something about the biology of man. And thus we will need to talk about the soul, about spiritual things. About health.
The phrase ‘seat of the soul’ is historically most ascribed to Rene Descartes. His most developed idea of this ‘seat’ was in his work “The Passions of the Soul.” This was a serious work of neuropsychology. Remember this was circa the middle of the seventeenth century. The notion that the soul had a material home within the body is ancient; hundreds or thousands of years B.C such a notion could be found in many cultures. Continue reading