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Science says that matter is the cause and origin of life and it does not recognise the presence of the soul in our body.
If so, why can't we make a dead body to become live, by injecting the missing chemical elements into it? Please discuss.

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Asked by kesireddy sreedhar, 31 Jan '08 09:38 am
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Science also accepts that it does not know many things. It only says the existence of a soul cannot be proved, it does not say soul doesn't exist. These two are not the same.

In future, it may be possible to revive a dead body.
Answered by Venkateswaraswamy Swarna, 04 Feb '08 11:58 am

 
  
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Science has not yet advanced till that stage to make a dead alive. However science has managed to create artificial LIFE forms and the day wont be far when LIFE would be regenerated. As for the soul well it is an element of the human relam out of the bounds of science and all too saintly and powerful for mankind to give away with.
Answered by Saj Sierra, 01 Feb '08 10:01 pm

 
  
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Although science doesnt believe in the existence of souls, it has tried to come up with various theories which could lead to better understanding of the way the human body works and what happens to it when it dies.

Many ppl have had near death experience at the hospital table.....where for few minutes, the person has been clinically dead but has been brought back to life with medical intervention.
Scientists have successfully revived a dead animal by injecting it with healthy cells...(http://www.thestar.com/sciencetech/Science/article/29372 1) , cloning, artificial genome is possible today, where the genes of the dead person can be used to create a replica of the person. Science has even created a bacteria (a totally new species of bacteria) in a lab...

The day is not far when science can and will indeed make a dead person come alive....
Answered by sumitha, 31 Jan '08 12:23 pm

 
  
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I believe in science. Everything should have a scientific explanation behind it. So I don't think that a soul exists after a person is declared dead.Recently I read a headline in the TOI that American scientists revived a rat's heart by injecting it with live cells.So in the near future this may be possible on human beings too. The way science has advanced and the scientists are experimenting anything may be possible in future.
Answered by Mitali Choudhury, 31 Jan '08 12:57 pm

 
  
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Science can not be compared wid nature. Ofcourse, it makes us possible to live a luxurious n comfortable life, but at d same time it has some limitations.
It is not possible to make Water, Air, Fire or human body in new form. No one can understand dat wat happen to our soul after death. These r some unanswered questions.
Answered by sumati gayki, 01 Feb '08 09:36 am

 
  
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Science recognizes only naked truth and nothing wrong in it. Say for example, after 100 or 200 years, science discovers physical presence of Soul in a millimicro state, it will go on record approving its existence. But as far as it does not discovers it, it will and should never approve it. Plain & simple.

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Answered by Cocktail, 31 Jan '08 12:25 pm

 
  
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There are many things beyond our imagination/reach, many questions unanswered, science is an unending topic. I think we have to wait n watch or do some invention ourselves.
Answered by Prem Malhotra, 31 Jan '08 11:54 am

 
  
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Matter is Consciousness...
The movement from a religious metaphor guiding the ancient past to a scientific metaphor of modern times continues to go further ahead, since the latter is increasingly being recognised as incomplete for telling us about the various contemporary issues, the crisis, such as environmental pollution, ecological imba-lances, and so on. The modern movement marked a departure from the old dynamics of life when humankind lived closer to nature, sustained and motivated by an understanding of our higher nature an understanding that came easily and naturally to them; as against the confidence of the modern era to achieve better living conditions, through progress in terms of conquest of nature introducing both physical and psychological new parameters, separating man from nature, from the universe and hence not being responsible for an overall harmony by being subservient to the cosmos, but pretending to be the dominant force himself. Thus being good and bad became ...more
Answered by chaitali srivastava, 31 Jan '08 11:48 am

 
  
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At the out set your question is very very tough to answer by me, I can onlysay that life and death is onlyi in the handss of God: To whatever science may lead they cannot make a dead body to live:
I wish to digress for a moment and point out that although science is our primary tool for the understanding of life and the universe, it cannot possibly, nor should it be expected to, answer all of our questions - especially those of a non-empirical nature. Sometimes we just have to rationalize and look beyond the limited scope of science, though only when we have no other choice in the pursuit of knowledge and truth.

Often, our belief system clouds our ability to rationalize and be objective. Our belief system is something that is formed through the knowledge we acquire, our experiences, and from what we are taught by people who help shape us. New information we receive is first 'filtered' through this belief system and this is how we decide whether or not to accept this information ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 31 Jan '08 10:34 am

 
  
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Dear friend,
This topic is too much vast and endless too.
When we say life, it is the process which is the cause to grow up, take food and end it after a time period.
Our body has one chemical process going on every time and ofcourse the life is the main driver for it.
when life is not there the body functionality too stoped.

But according to your question, can we inject the life again in a dead body ???
Dear, this is the point where science is one point behind the concept of soul. once the so called soul leave the body no one can regain it. yes we have the process of human cloning, but its too a part of alive body only where one dna cause to create its replica.
So till now its is not being possible to inject the life again...
future is unpreditcable, any thing can happen.. ...more
Answered by Akshya Kumar, 31 Jan '08 10:23 am

 
  
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