The animating and vital principle in beings credited with the faculties of thought, action, and emotion and often conceived as an immaterial entity. Souls can also refer to the spiritual nature of a being.

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Story where a monster asks if he has a soul

I'd like to know the name of a book written no more recent than the year 2000 (probably a bit older.) It includes only two themes that I can recall: The main character is exiled for not having a ...
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Do Phoenixes have souls?

In Harry Potter universe, do Phoenixes have souls? Canon based answers only please.
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What happens to spirits/souls of other creatues than Elves and Men after their death?

Silmarillion tells us what happens to the souls of Men and Elves: ... For the Elves die not till tile world dies, unless they are slain or waste in grief (and to both these seeming deaths they are ...
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Voldemort's very weak soul

When you commit a murder and create a Horcrux, you split your soul. Its been talked a lot about Voldemort splitting his soul in 7 / 8 parts. But I think his remaining soul was not 1/7 or 1/8 but far ...
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Story about an artificial intelligence that had to be turned off

There was a story many years ago about an artificial intelligence that was created to aid researchers by absorbing knowledge in many fields. It would digest the information for a researcher and see if ...
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Did the souls in the keywork interact with each other before Sirius arrived?

In the Amory Wars, the souls of the deceased are sent to power the Keywork. When a living man, Sirius, enters the Keywork, the souls attempt to possess him. While Sirius is still in the keywork, two ...
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What is the origin of a phylactery as a soul jar?

The original use of Phylactery is from Ancient Greek phylacterion, form of phylássein, φυλάσσειν meaning "to guard, protect" ~Wikipedia and was originally meant to refer to 'Tefillin', boxes ...
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Could a Necron be reprogrammed?

In the WH40k universe, Necrons were once Necron'tyr who sold their soul's to C'tan an ancient god. He put them into living metal bodies so they could live forever. However, what I'm not clear on is ...
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What happens if you release a soul from a horcrux/container?

Pursuant to this question, if you were to free a soul from the horcrux or another container (i.e. Harry) without destroying the soul, what would happen to it? This is what appear to happen to ...