Wednesday, April 14, 2010

The Soul

Now that we have deconstructed the material world to know its individual parts and how it coexists within space and time, let us focus on the soul. The soul or the mover is an essential component to material life. The soul is primary, and material secondary. Even while the material world may exist without the soul in a dormant, physical state, the soul by its mere existence is a primary obligation. Without the mover, matter will cease to exist or slowly perish. Can the earth exist without material life whence the earth is matter. One can reasonably contend that the earth too has a soul - and without a life giving soul, the earth too can perish as any other classification of matter. Other planets too have souls, though may be uninhabitable. Their mere existence implies that a mover may actually be present. Human life has a distinguishable mover. One that we can discern more palpably. The human mover can make decisions whereas nature or earth's soul is less intelligible or more volatile and spontaneous. Nature, however, seems to supersede the human mover and provides the environment for the human mover to exist and flourish in a material sense. Once again, a divine plan, seems to be at work. While earth's soul may far outlast the human mover, it is still finite in a material sense; thus, we perceive worldly goods as finite. The earth ages in material sense but nature remains constant. The seasons change with respect to the earth's position in the galaxy and juxtaposition to the sun and its radiance, and while the earth may age, nature in its natural course does not change. Light and water seem to be an essential component to all life and finally, matter is molded by these less tangible elements so the mover can exist. Consider for example when someone dies such as a loved one. The memory of the person affects us most and we feel the loss of the mover more than the actual, physical person. Photographs of that person may not give us the consolation that we deserve only because the mover cannot be truly known through a photograph or the objects or traces they leave behind. I am always nostalgic for the mover when I remember someone that has passed away in my life. While, material talents are necessary for the mover's life and works on earth, they are less distinguishable than the actual mover, who is highly individualistic. Consider transplanting a foreign soul into the body of a deceased whom we might know. We will immediately discern a difference. Thus, we beg the question, are all movers the same and defined by their material elements. Is transmigration of the soul possible or anthropomorphism? Can a tiger's soul transmigrate into a human body and exist as a human soul and vice versa. The answer may be metaphysical. Let us consider the three-dimensional aspects of the soul. In a finite material sense that is defined by time, the mover is three-dimensional and is bound to live in a one-dimensional world. The tiger, too, is a one-dimensional animal. While the tiger's soul is highly arbitrary and unique to its material needs, all tigers are not alike. Thus, the animal world is highly defensive. Each tiger protects its livelihood to prolong its material existence and preserve its soul. Thus, the tiger's soul is more driven by a strong animal instinct. For an animal soul to transmigrate into a human body, the laws of time, matter and space will be compromised. The same applies to the soul of a killer that may be transplanted into the body of an innocent person. That soul is still responsible for its former actions, debunking the theory of transmigration. Without the mover, matter is inert or lifeless. Even suicide requires the conviction of a mover. For the mover to exist in a material world that is capable of infinite material possibilities and highly illusory, the mover is an infinite, eternal reality that should not reenter the material realm once it transcends the material world. Moreover, the material world does not exist and only the mover is everlasting. This implies that each mover is responsible for its material actions and no others. To answer the question, we must consider the world in fatal, hyperbolic sense. For transmigration to occur, the material world must be infinite, which is dismissed by the value of time. Thus, the mover is one and only and part of an eternal realm that does not recycle itself to a finite existence once it has completed its material journey. It is simply not possible or universally fathomable. Thus, as matter, we often live our material lives as paper planes traveling on a one-dimensional axis. However, our flight is dependable on a three-dimensional force that is all-encompassing. We conclude that the soul is eternal, individualistic and everlasting.

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