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LINK What does it mean to be a "person"? That depends on your culture - Big Think

Ideas often taken for granted in the United States and Europe about what it means to be a person are, quite simply, not shared with other cultures.
Ideas about personhood in U.S. culture are largely a product of Christianity, in which personhood is inextricably tied to the notion of the soul. Only a being who possesses a soul is a person, and personhood is treated as a black-and-white matter: Either a being has a soul or it does not.

Matias 8 July 30

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Ummm…SCOTUS jurisprudence has helped establish the popular legal fiction of corporate personhood to confer legal protections via the 14th amendment.

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