Thank You For Saving Me


Part 2 of a 3 pt. series (pt.1 Heroin Grip, pt.3 Good Bye My Broken Sunday)

Hylomorphism

Is the theory (originating with Aristotle (322 BC) that all things are a combination of matter and form.

Aristotle was one of the first ancient writers to approach the subject of life in a scientific way. Biology was one of his main interests, and there is extensive biological material in his extant writings. According to him, all things in the material universe have both matter and form.

The form of a living thing is its soul (Greek ‘psyche’, Latin ‘anima’).

There are three kinds of souls: the ‘vegetative soul’ of plants, which causes them to grow and decay and nourish themselves, but does not cause motion and sensation; the ‘animal soul’ which causes animals to move and feel; and the rational soul which is the source of consciousness and reasoning which (Aristotle believed) is found only in man.

Each higher soul has all the attributes of the lower one. Aristotle believed that while matter can exist without form, form cannot exist without matter, and therefore the soul cannot exist without the body.


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2 responses to “Thank You For Saving Me

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  2. Time and time again that with life our birthdays do not age us it’s the course of events that take place in our life age us.
    With that you gain wisdom to enjoy the good and bad as days roll by.
    A great secret of mankind is the after life, where do we go? I myself believe the soul is energy and does not age like the body the true fountain of youth.
    Young at heart where the mind cannot feel this.

    Thank You for your comment, I’m only sharing what I feel and believe.
    Mark

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