Mind And Body

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The mind and body are said to be two different entities that have different characteristics. Many have argued that each holds its own properties and can be without the other. In my opinion, the mind and body are distinguishable in there properties but are derived from the other. The mind and body are codependent on each other and need the other in making decisions. The mind requires the body to learn, experience so as to make accurate judgments, while the body requires the mind to make its decisions for it. Without one or the other, I feel they would not be able to exist. The mind and the body coexist together and thrive on the other by using the others traits. Many argue that a human’s death is not death until the brain or mind has stopped. Once the brain is stopped there is no function to control the body and cannot be revived. By that same statement, some argue that the same body that ends with the minds death does not begin until the brain is functioning or until the mind is able to make decisions. A newborn though it has a mind that is capable of making decisions does not know how or is able to make those decisions. It is through experience and time that the mind learns. The mind learns from the body, through the experiences that the body has. From touch to taste to sound every experience is a new experience to a new mind. A newborn does not know what is around it nor does it know the sounds and smells that surround the hospital. The newbo...

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