Originally Posted by Judean Zealot
Well, you're the atheist here. Why would it have to have a purpose.
Every part of the human body that doesn't have a purpose are only there because we needed them at some point before we evolved at a point were we didn't need it any more. If the soul exist and there is no reason that it is something that our ancestors needed but we don't or that it is just there and do nothing every part of the human body have today as or had a purpose at some point.