I woke up one morning in the middle of May with a weird headache. Whenever I bent down or stood up, coughed or sneezed, I'd be seized with a sudden pain between the eyes. A couple of sneezes and it would hang on as a dull ache for the rest of the day. I quickly began dreading that familiar tickle ... Continue reading

Against dualism: Body and soul

In the discussions of the past weeks, a great many people made the argument that Terri Schiavo was "no longer there." Some said that Terri's soul "was already with God," and that what remained was some mere shell.This dualistic view, that the soul is independent from the body and can to some ... Continue reading