Ellis, you quote the words of Martin Sheen, who, BTW, calls himself an open-minded Catholic Christian.

Me? Like the animal kingdom--strongly influenced by instincts and feelings--to which I belong, I have a body and I Lhave a mind.

IMO, IAMNESS AND SPIRITUALITY ARE ONE AND THE SAME
However, in addition to the above. As a human, humane and humanist kind of being I like to think that I am a spirit--one who seeks to be more and more consciously and rationally aware of what I know, what I do not know and what I would like to know. My spirit also helps me do and be creatively interested in the arts.
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