The idea of the soul is definitely an irrational precept - the very idea of being able to think/have experiences outside the brain and nervous system???? I would guess it's simply a primitive idea from the time when people knew nothing of how the brain and nervous system worked, so they came up with this concept. Unfortunately, most people still believe it.
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