To believe in the soul as animating the body is to declare the body as an ensouled object, which is what is required for an object to be magical. It is only because the body is ensouled that the human soul is able to supposedly ensoul something without itself. The puppet has no life but what is imparted through it by the marionette.
November 4th, 2016: Last night’s dream; Got to fly an x-wing through the atmosphere of some futuristic planet. I'm usually apprehensive of flight, because of the possibility of crashing from a great height...it’s the waiting to hit the ground bit that I especially dislike. However, when the thought of possibly losing control and plummeting to … Continue reading Discerning the Transmundane