Friday, 22 January 2016

New Unit: Immortality

This topic considers the meaning of death, and the afterlife. It also explores the reasonableness of such
belief, as well as the problems created by it.
ideas of what would count as immortality – reincarnation, resurrection, rebirth, a legacy, as a
memory of others;
the problems associated with any of these options
of immortality;
evidence of immortality, such as scriptural accounts, ghost experience, channelling, Near Death Experience, revelation;
evidence against immortality, such as lack of proof, science, atheism;
the concept of dualism, and the mind/body/soul debate, including its impact on how we define death, and issues raised by people thinking of themselves as a combination of these entities.

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