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Can our minds exist seperately from our bodies?

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Asked by anupama kumar, 01 Nov '09 10:13 pm
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Soul is deathless. Many societies say so. The mind which you are referring to is soul only because both relate to the same "I" which calls itself "I" in the body. At birth (or at conception) these two got engaged and at death these two get disengaged. Before understanding soul lets examine the body. We said soul is deathless. Then does body have death? What is body? It is a little of earth, a little of air, a little of water and so on. On "death" when the body is cremated the air is going into the air, the water is evaporating and going into the clouds and the earth (the remaining ash) is going into the earth and so on. This matter called the body is taking a different form. Then how life (the "I") came to it? You may say "parents put it". How the first living organism on earth came into existence? Some consciousness is there in all living organisms and also in the non living objects. Life has not come into existence accidentally. Otherwise the first living organism should have died en ...more
Answered by Vempati, 02 Nov '09 01:01 am

 
  
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No
Answered by sumati gayki, 03 Nov '09 12:36 pm

 
  
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No
it is better that mind stays in the body
Answered by anil garg, 02 Nov '09 12:03 pm

 
  
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It may be possible for it to exist separate from body. But that existence will remain unknown and non functional till mind comes in contact with the body. Just like sound waves keeps floating all around but for its existence to be known it needs to come in contact with some devise like ears, radio etc for the waves to be captured and the sound to be heard.
Answered by Shyam, 02 Nov '09 11:37 am

 
  
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No. Mind and body go hand on hand.
Answered by gkr, 01 Nov '09 10:34 pm

 
  
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Many people have experienced an out of body experience.
bWhen they see the entire scene of their body and the doctors and medical staff sarrounding them.
.When a person is near death, but not dead.
Answered by mohanbirsingh ghura, 01 Nov '09 10:33 pm

 
  
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Not at all.
Answered by Vilas Pardhe, 01 Nov '09 10:20 pm

 
  
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Yes at times when you are awestruck by an accident or a pleasant shocking news your mind will be like what to say.like detached from your body,those times your heart will only decide and thats not the brain who is shocked.it gets detached that time.
Answered by ileana, 01 Nov '09 10:18 pm

 
  
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The mind is about mental processes, thought and consciousness. The body is about the physical aspects of the brain-neurons and how the brain is structured.

One of the central questions in psychology (and philosophy) concerns the mind/body problem: is the mind part of the body, or the body part of the mind? If they are distinct, then how do they interact? And which of the two is in charge?Recent research from Cognitive psychologists has placed a new emphasis on this debate. They have taken the computer analogy of Artificial Intelligence and applied it to this debate. They argue that the brain can be compared to computer hardware that is "wired" or connected to the human body. The mind is therefore like software, allowing a variety of different software programs: to run. This can account for the different reactions people have to the same stimulus. This idea ties in with cognitive mediational (thinking) processes. In computer analogies we have a new version of dualism which allows us ...more
Answered by iqbal ahmed, 01 Nov '09 10:18 pm

 
  
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No..............
Answered by Kalyani Sawant, 01 Nov '09 10:15 pm

 
  
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