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Kids Who Remember Their Past Lives

Discussion in 'Paranormal Activities' started by Quagmire, Apr 3, 2019.

  1. Quagmire

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    I believe in reincarnation. So, the video is not a surprise to me.
     
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  3. Ellen Brown

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    If you are going to claim to remember a past life, then stay the H--- away from shrinks. None of us can know the claim is false. There being no bounds to human arrogance, many will scoff...
     
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    In a universe where the number of living beings is increasing, there'd not have been enough previous individual living beings in prior generations from which the number of current living beings could all have been reincarnated. ....:rolleyes:
     
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    I'm still a major skeptic.

    I mean, tell me what significant thing you remember that you did on that one particular day when you were five years old, or what was discussed exactly one year ago from today?

    Yet a person can retain memories of former life events that happened perhaps eons ago ?

    Most people can't remember their own birth when they left the womb.

    You would think things like languages would have been uttered by the newborns right at the moment where they are physically able to vocalize, rather than as older kids years down the road where they could have picked up things.
     
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    I don't know about it. In my beliefs it doesn't matter if there is another life or not. You will not be yourself either way if you drink from the well of forgetfulness.
     
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    I see things as more linear. I also believe in forgiveness and resurrection.

    "Man is appointed until death and then comes judgement" Hebrews 9:27

    In the Biblical case, God is the judge. There is no personal judge for karma. The karmic laws requiring a super person where the laws are taken as impersonal which seems inconsistent to me
    https://www.equip.org/article/logical-biblical-defeaters-reincarnation-karma/
     
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    Would anybody who believes reincarnation please explain to me how reincarnation could reconcile the difference between there having been fewer past lives from which the number of current lives could have been reincarnated?
     
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    New souls are being emanated all the time... or some of the souls were previously in animal bodies, or the time between births is getting smaller. There are explanations.
     
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    There seems to be an assumption that you work out your salvation in reincarnation
    pulling yourself up by your bootstraps in a sense but what is the engine of righteousness that lifts you?

    I see Jesus work on the cross where his righteousness is exchanged for our sinfulness as opening the Niagara falls of goodness and grace for the Christian, but I'm not sure how a fallen sinful person finds it in themselves to become righteous karmically.

    I understand the appeal but to me the karmic cycle isn't a satisfying answer
    By the way Charles Darwin's grandfather believed in the transmigration of souls of lower animals to higher and that's really where Charles got his 'big idea'
    https://www.equip.org/article/reincarnation-lifetimes-for-enlightenment/
     
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    Assuming, of course, that each person is a singular "soul," that no new "souls" come into existence, and that only humans have souls that can reincarnate/transmigrate...

    If, however, one assumes that living beings of all sorts may reincarnate/transmigrate, that each individual is more than just a single soul, and/or that new souls come into existence, then having past lives is most certainly possible and reasonable to consider.
     
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    I'm a believer that in many cases these children are very likely remembering a past life.

    I've read the leading western expert on the subject Dr. Ian Stevenson's book Twenty Cases Suggestive of Reincarnation cover to cover. I also look for and read anything skeptics have to say about the subject.
     
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    Not all souls are embodied at the same time.
     
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    Reincarnation doesn't necessarily mean you will be born into a holy or righteous new birth. Karmic effects follow the soul, transcend, and overlap life to life. You could be born into a life in which you choose to be a serial killer. A soul could have setbacks from life to life.
     
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    The idea of reincarnation in the video is that there is a hidden connection and that two people are the same person. That kind of reincarnation to me only make sense if we are constantly reincarnated into all beings including ourselves. Where does one draw the line between accessible and inaccessible lives? Why would you remember only a past life and not a future life? Why only on Earth? Why would it require hypnosis, and why would there be any limits? Why wouldn't you remember being a dog or a tree, and why would it be easier to remember one past life than others? How does one select which life to remember from?
     
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    That's pretty much the bottom line. No point if past lives get completely forgotten anyways. Death is death in context of ego.
     
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    Mormons and others believe that they were spirit children before this life, and I have no argument about that. Another scripture, "before you were in the womb, I knew you.
     
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    Remember my past life? I can barely remember parts of my young childhood :confused:

    There was this little joke I heard that went like "I was so shocked and traumatized when I was born, I didn't talk for almost a year :)
     
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