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Are our minds and bodies connected? My opinion on dualism inspired by two exceptional philosophers.

I focus on mind-body connection, and more specifically, I reject Descartes’ theories and side with Spinoza’s arguments. Spinoza believes that the mind and body are the same entity, so one does not have control over the other. Descartes believes that the mind and body are separate and are able to function independently, which is more…

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My Controversial Theory On Alcoholism From A Philosophical Perspective

In Alvin Moss’ and Mark Siegler’s article, “Should Alcoholics Compete Equally for Liver Transplantation?” they state that patients who develop end-stage liver disease (ESLD) should have higher priority for liver transplants than those who develop alcohol-related end-stage liver disease (ARESLD). I will reject Moss’ and Siegler’s view that alcoholism is a disease and explain why…

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God Is Not Free

I read Clarke’s theory of whether or not God can do evil as God choosing to not do evil which, in turn, means that He is not free. I believe that having the power to do something is not the same as having the freedom to do something. Samuel Clarke’s theory of whether or not…

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By Brian Lancaster Have you ever talked to someone who is living in a separate universe than yourself, like when you are drinking an Arrogant Bastard ale with a Trump voter on Amtrak? To paraphrase Robert Anton Wilson, most people believe their minds exist inside the universe, whereas it might be vice versa. This is…

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