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Mind and Motive

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At one time in the Western world there was talk of three ingredients that make a human: body, mind, and soul. Some Westerners still talk this way, sometimes as metaphor, sometimes not.

Fact is, it’s still an open question whether or not “the mind” is what the brain does.

The fullest metaphorical consideration of the soul / mind /spirit /consciousness / conscience matrix in the Western tradition is the story…

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David Breeden

David Breeden

Poet, Senior Minister at First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis, a Humanist congregation. Amazon author's page amazon.com/author/davidbreeden