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Does the 'mind' exists apart from the brain?

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Yes of course it does. Take for example the NDE's , they prove that.And there is more,
Our brain is more like a reciever.
 

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Yes of course it does. Take for example the NDE's , they prove that.And there is more,
Our brain is more like a reciever.
Really? Can you identify examples of NDEs that don’t involve people with brains?
 

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There is the body-mind, which is the mind that is rooted in your neural, organic brain, in this animal body. It is the personality based ego. Then there is the spiritual consciousness. When they are together, they are virtually indistinguishable. Once the ego has resolved its personality based psychodramas, it may be able to collaborate with the spiritual consciousness, but it can never "be it" because it is transitory. The spiritual consciousness is the witness that never changes, it's always the observer. When the body dies the ego dies, and the spirit moves elsewhere.

It's not enough to ask if the mind can separate from the brain. "Mind" is non-specific. Are we talking about the ego, or personal awareness? Awareness can be separate from the body, ego can't.
 

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There is the body-mind, which is the mind that is rooted in your neural, organic brain, in this animal body. It is the personality based ego. Then there is the spiritual consciousness. When they are together, they are virtually indistinguishable. Once the ego has resolved its personality based psychodramas, it may be able to collaborate with the spiritual consciousness, but it can never "be it" because it is transitory. The spiritual consciousness is the witness that never changes, it's always the observer. When the body dies the ego dies, and the spirit moves elsewhere.

Unsupported belief.
 

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well indeed.

Mental Clarity During Near-Death Experiences Suggests Mind Exists Apart From Brain: Study

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If the mind is just a function of the brain, it stands to reason that the worse the brain is injured, the worse the mind would function. While this is what much of current brain research is finding, a body of evidence exists suggesting otherwise: under extreme circumstances, such as close to death, the mind may function well—or even better than usual—when the brain is impaired.

This suggests the mind may function independently of the brain.

Mental Clarity During Near-Death Experiences Suggests Mind Exists Apart From Brain: Study
 

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When the ego dies the spirit moves elsewhere. What evidence do you have to back up that statement? There is no proof of the existence of this spirit.

What kind of evidence would you like?
 

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This lunatic gibberish isn't even close to being a "conspiracy theory."
 

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The evidence kind of evidence.

You said that the belief is unsupported and that it lacks evidence. I am asking you to clarify what kind of evidence you would like?

Scientific? Philosophical? Religious? Mathematical? Spiritual?

What?
 

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You said that the belief is unsupported and that it lacks evidence. I am asking you to clarify what kind of evidence you would like?

Scientific? Philosophical? Religious? Mathematical? Spiritual?

What?

one of each will do for starters.
 

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NL has tons of evidence - you just have to ask nicely. Don't be a hater! Here are some ponies to make you feel less hate :thumbs:

Evidence is good.

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I did elaborate. Can you answer me? Opinions are not evidence.

Maybe, maybe not. But they certainly are support. And that was the immediate question.

BTW: Opinions can be evidence. It depends on evidence of what you are looking for.
 

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The brain is the physical organ of the mind. This is beyond dispute.

Why is this a conspiracy theory?
Sounds like more of a philosophical debate than a conspiracy.
 
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