Maybe you agree it takes less energy to dismiss the idea of soul, than it does to entertain it.
You might also agree it takes less energy to dismiss our fellow humans, than to entertain them.
And you might agree humans cannot survive alone.
There, in that dependence, is the idea of spirit, and soul.
Mass ignorance of that is what we see when wars are fought, and infectious diseases are allowed to kill millions, in fact when any kind of profit is put before life of our fellow humans.
It is a choice, to work only for ourselves, or for the good of the collective.
You took the time to write your article, and that is a good thing, of course.
If you already dismissed the idea of soul and spirit, then you wouldn’t have written the article.