During one of his visits to the temple before the yagna, after an hour-long meditation on the huge rock at the temple there he had spontaneously said that a divine soul
would alone realize the divinity of this place.
One might further object that, setting aside the Phaedrus, it seems inapt to view divine soul
as partite (see R 611b5-7); much of Plato's analysis of virtue, however, treats it as the harmonization of the parts of the soul.
is actually absorbed into holiness like the divine soul
Yet, as is clear from Emerson's closing statement in "The American Scholar," his personal vision is strongly connected with a national one: "A nation of men will for the first time exist, because each believes himself inspired by the Divine Soul
which also inspires all men" (425).
Here's what Webster's says: ``The living, immortal, eternal and ultimately divine soul
in Egyptian religious belief represented as a bird with a human head and believed to leave the body at death and return eventually to revivify the body if it is preserved.
But if the alternative is belief in a divine soul
that by definition cannot be understood, then surely the human race must abandon hope of saving itself, not from perdition but from extinction.
Creating and destroying embryos for research purposes is to treat each of these distinct human beings as an object and possession-without moral worth or a divine soul
In the Phaedo, then, Socrates indicates, albeit quietly, that, in his view, the philosophical life is the best way of life, not because of the rewards the divine soul
of the philosopher will enjoy in Hades, but rather because of the happiness the philosopher enjoys, as a human being, in this life" (p.