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Name Asuncion BravoPHIL 1301-61400Dr. Ann Farley-ParkerSpring 2016“Life After Death?”Protocol Paper # 2RECALL:In the "Do we survive Death?" Socrates believed in the idea of an immortal soul andthat it continues to exist even after death.SUMMARY:The book tells us that Socrates believed in the idea of an immortal soul. Eachhuman has a physical body and a soul. It states that the soul cannot be destroyed or broken downbecause it is already in the simplest form. It lists the faults of Socrates’s argument: Ceasing toexist might involve coming apart therefore we cannot assume that the soul is simple. Heconsidered the soul to be a separate part of the body. Scientist goes against Socrates’ idea .Theidea that each of us has a soul inside our body has been replaced by theories that focus on therelation of thought to the brain. Also a great deal of evidence suggests that consciousness is notpossible unless the brain is “alive”.In the case of Near Death Experiences; Raymond Moody Jr.wrote a book called Life after Life where he said to have interviewed a total of 50 people whohad experienced some type of near death experiences. The book recounted repeated instances ofpeople floating above their bodies as soon as they died, yet hearing everything being said below,feeling peace and euphoria, an urge to go towards the light. This book ultimately came under

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