Soul+Searching

Soul+Searching - Soul Searching The answers you provide...

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Soul Searching The answers you provide will be kept confidential. Please try to answer the questions below as honestly as possible. I am interested in what you really think, and not what you think I, or anybody else, would like you to think or say. 1. Do you believe that you have a soul? Provide your answer by picking a value on the scale below. Value selected: 3 If you selected 4, 5, or 6, please answer the questions in part A. If you selected 1, 2, or 3, please answer the questions in part B. Part A (if you selected 4, 5, or 6 on the scale for question 1) 2. How would you define the concept of a soul; in other words, what is your soul and what properties does it have? In this regard, do you believe that your soul will survive the death of your body? 3. What function do you believe that your soul performs; in other words, what does your soul do for you (e.g., does it give you free will, consciousness, a moral compass, etc.)? 4. How and at what point in your life do you think that you got your soul? Do you believe that animals other than human beings have souls? If so, why, and if not, why not? Definitely not Definitely yes Most likely not Probably not Probably yes Most likely yes 1 2 3 4 5 6
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5. How did you arrive at the conclusion/form the belief that you have a soul? 6. Suppose that you were presented with solid scientific evidence that you do not
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2009 for the course PSYCH 830:305 taught by Professor Musolino during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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