Has Science Disproven the Soul?

Has Science Disproven the Soul?

Has Science Disproven the Soul?

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Greg Koukl answers, “Does science disprove the existence of souls?”

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13 thoughts on “Has Science Disproven the Soul?

  1. Lazarus Rex

    For clarification's sake, by nonphysical, I mean something that is neither matter, energy, or energy fields.

    June 14, 2022 at 3:51 am Reply
  2. Matt Tripoli

    Examples of non physical things would be thoughts, ideas, propositions, the laws of nature, the rules of logic, mathematics, and of course consciousness. Some of those can be detected by science, like the laws of nature and rules of logic, because they are predictable, repeatable, and testable, even though they are clearly not physical. With regards to the laws of nature, I'm referring to the laws themselves, not the effects, which is what we can actually measure. The laws would be inferred.

    June 14, 2022 at 3:51 am Reply
  3. longof99

    What is a thought? Is it a physical thing or non-physical thing? What about information? Laws? Rules? Instructions? Intentions? Motivation? Interpretations?

    June 14, 2022 at 3:51 am Reply
  4. Lazarus Rex

    While Im not saying there is no soul, im saying i need evidence to belive in something, and i believe that ( at least currently ), there is a lack of said evidence.

    June 14, 2022 at 3:51 am Reply
  5. Lazarus Rex

    Also, what examples of non physical things do you have? Also, if there are things that science cant detect, how do we know they exist?

    June 14, 2022 at 3:51 am Reply
  6. Lazarus Rex

    Excuse me. Voice typing is a little off. ^Methods

    June 14, 2022 at 3:51 am Reply
  7. Lazarus Rex

    While i agree that saying there is no soul is a bit presumptuous, to be fair, the person making any affermative factual claim has the burden of proof. You wouldn't blame someone for not believing in the Loch Ness monster until there was evidence/proof of it first, would you? What are these good message for detecting the existence of the soul you speak of, curiosity how would you define a soul? Because honestly, it's impossible to ascertain the existence of something to you know what it is.

    June 14, 2022 at 3:51 am Reply
  8. KracknCorn

    If consciousness wasn't physical, if I poked your brain, u wouldn't act any differently. Drugs, alcohol, brain trauma… will change consciousnes. Foolishness is believing something because u want to believe without proof.

    June 14, 2022 at 3:51 am Reply
  9. RunSwanson

    He is saying that the nature of a "soul" is that it could not be deduced through physical science. Its not a physical thing and therefore the scientific method, for example, would not be adequate to "find" it.

    June 14, 2022 at 3:51 am Reply
  10. linuxisbetter0

    Is it me or is Koukle admitting that 'yeah sure, there isn't any scientific and empirical evidence for the soul; of course!'

    June 14, 2022 at 3:51 am Reply
  11. HumanitysAdvocate

    2;19 – ROTFLMAO!
    Er, "Nothing unreal exists".
    Chuck Missler puts it eloquently – the soul, the essence of who we are, is as software to the hardware.
    On the other hand a lot of top scientists are starting to state, from the pattern and digital nature of matter to the "stats of scientific absurdity", they believe there is a creator designer. Well, duh ~
    So I'm guessing by that same "we haven't found it" logic there is no missing link or atheist rationality because they haven't found it yet 😉

    June 14, 2022 at 3:51 am Reply
  12. MrReierz

    just added this to my favorite videos when you said "Scientist have been looking for the soul for 100 years and havent found it!" and gave that incredible awsome look "I… dont think I have to say anything more.. yeah"

    June 14, 2022 at 3:51 am Reply
  13. Armando7654

    you can either have soul on your conscience or have a black whole in your conscience

    June 14, 2022 at 3:51 am Reply

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