In a message dated 12/13/1999 11:35:38 PM Pacific Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
The only way to deal with this is to differentiate "Mind" from "body". In that area, the December Scientific American has an interesting discussion on scientists unraveling both the "Movie in the mind" and the "Observer of the Movie" that seem to make up the essence of the "spirit" argument.
Basically any time anyone asks me that, I say: "Well, if you belive the
spirit is a supernatural thing, a magical thing, and not subject to the laws
of science, than won't it be also not subject to time and space, and so it
won't have to find a place to dwell, it'll just be there again when person is
I figure if they believe in that stuff anyway that expanation should work. : )