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Pre vs Post Incarnation

Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by Fool, Feb 13, 2018.

  1. Fool

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    So if you believe in something surviving this incarnation, this human experience, why would there not be a prior existence to this incarnation?

    And if there is a prior/post existence to this human experience, why is there even a need for a human experience/existence?
     
  2. YmirGF

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    In my weirdo view, all lives are lived simultaneously, each in their own "now" or experience of time. Though there is a loose "before" and "after", it's more like a game of leapfrog than it is a rote linear progression. A better analogy is that it is more like a police investigation, where you follow things along, but are confronted with many dead ends until new leads crop up allowing one to "leapfrog" a given mode of thought. Not perfect and not meant literally, but not a terrible analogy.
     
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    I think there would have to be. You just don't necessarily remember it. This doesn't seem unusual to me since about 99% of the events in my current life I've no conscious memory of. I've enough memories to feel I am the same person from childhood, but little more. I also imagine birth to be a pretty traumatic experience that might make a person forget about any previous existence.

    I kind of assumed it was for entertainment. Like a immersive video game for some super conscious being. Just for the drama of the experience. No grand purpose beyond that.
     
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  4. David T

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    I have been deincarnated, like shoots and laddersl hit a shoots and wham i landed here. I am being punished, iIIbelieved something, and when I died management said "oh yeah so you want to believe! Well we will send you back in time to belief world as your punishment". I know not Germain to the thread but fun.
     
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    It is necessary for the growth of spirit.


     
  6. George-ananda

    George-ananda Advaita and Spiritualist and Pantheist
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    I think it is all a play/drama of the One consciousness. The One consciousness envelopes a spark of itself in a cloak of ignorance until after an eon of experiences returns to understanding it was always the One.

    Why? To experience.
     
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    Prior/Past.....God/Mary.....Pre/Post
    non reality at it's worst.
    sperm/egg....baby/death....truth.
     
  8. Fool

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    i have heard it likened to the mind, body, spirit complex from the link i provided you.
     
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