I can't see any point in calling it a soul, although I, like just about every other human being, have experienced a an ecstatic joy at various times in my life, and I used to say,
Well, there you go Susan. I think you have salvaged the concept of “soul!” The objective fact that we do experience such experiences as “ecstatic joy.” Other deep and transcendent experiences would also to contribute to filling out the concept.
it is, of course, a very powerful force - as evidenced by the survival of life up to and including our species.
Well said, The basis of all we experience, all objective facts and theories is life itself! Thanks Susan!