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Cartesesian Dualism is seeing immaterial 'mind' as superior over body.

It leads to accepting immaterial 'understanding' as possible, knowing what is 'good' without experience. That way the Pope can say: sex without condom is not cause of AIDS.

Western Society is based on Cartesian Dualism.

Quite opposed to 'neurology': "everything is physical"

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