Materialists argue that dualism of mind and brain is not possible because of causal closure — by which they mean that all physical effects have physical causes.
I am not of the opinion that we should speak only good of the dead. The passing of a public figure is a good time to consider his impact.
Neurotheology is likely to become just another materialist fad in which the human rational and spiritual soul is reduced to evolved meat.
Aldous Huxley noted that LSD “lowers the efficiency of the brain as an instrument for focusing the mind on the problems of life.”
The practice of medicine by its very nature precludes the deliberate taking of innocent human life.