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Susan,

Maybe you and many others are simplifying this notion of ‘life’ after death. Sure the ideas of the compilatiors of ancient scripture, whether Christian, Vedic, Buddhist, Hindu, Zoroastrian, Pythagorean - or any other ancient philosophical creed that suggests the possibility of an afterlife, can not produce alchemical ‘gold’ after transmutation through your unforgiving crucible of of scientific empiricism.
But let’s consider the metaphysical perspective in all this.
I trust you and all free-thinking people will acknowledge the existence of the collective consciousness of the entire human race, a kind of living, evolving tapestry of thoughts, ideas, concepts, embodied in literature, art, architecture, cultural persuasions and so forth. This collective consciousness cannot be weighed, measured, quantified, but it is real is it not? When all is said and done, we are all of us part of this ongoing living spectacle. So if we consider all the remarkable individuals that have existed throughout history and who have contributed to our understanding, be they religious reformers, scientific innovators or whatever, even though their physical presences have transpired, the effects of their endeavours - their ideas, their concepts, are still very much alive, vibrant, affecting all of our lives in innumerable ways.
Is this not a form of life after death?

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BEYOND DEATH'S DOOR? - A Mirror 2293 Rune 30-Aug-19 12:32
Re: DEATH - A Comma not Full Stop 202 Susan Doris 30-Aug-19 12:53
Re: DEATH - A Comma not Full Stop 199 greengirl5 30-Aug-19 13:31
Thanks! 179 drrayeye 30-Aug-19 13:36
Re: DEATH - A Comma not Full Stop 178 CJD1965 04-Sep-19 22:11
Re: DEATH - A Comma not Full Stop 175 Itatw70s 05-Sep-19 23:25
Re: DEATH - The BIG Taboo of our Secular Age 174 Rune 10-Sep-19 09:12
Re: DEATH - The BIG Taboo of our Secular Age 172 Itatw70s 10-Sep-19 11:31
Re: DEATH - The BIG Taboo of our Secular Age 152 greengirl5 11-Sep-19 03:53
We're doing a seminar at my church 164 drrayeye 10-Sep-19 23:09
Re: DEATH - The BIG Taboo of our Secular Age 154 drew 11-Sep-19 08:16
I'll try a bit better... 154 drew 13-Sep-19 03:39
Re: DEATH'S STING - waiting for us all - sting or sojourn? 144 Rune 17-Sep-19 09:02
Re: DEATH'S STING - waiting for us all - sting or sojourn? 151 Susan Doris 17-Sep-19 10:46
Re: DEATH'S STING - waiting for us all - sting or sojourn? 171 cloister 17-Sep-19 12:36
Re: DEATH'S STING - waiting for us all - sting or sojourn? 163 Susan Doris 17-Sep-19 15:12
Re: DEATH'S STING - waiting for us all - sting or sojourn? 174 cloister 17-Sep-19 18:59
Oh Oh 142 drrayeye 17-Sep-19 21:14
Re: DEATH'S STING - waiting for us all - sting or sojourn? 170 Susan Doris 17-Sep-19 21:43
Pascal's wager 147 drrayeye 18-Sep-19 00:14
Re: Pascal's wager 139 Eddie Larry 18-Sep-19 02:17
The deeper analysis 137 drrayeye 18-Sep-19 02:31
Re: The deeper analysis 139 Eddie Larry 18-Sep-19 03:52
You can go deeper 135 drrayeye 18-Sep-19 05:44
Re: You can go deeper 144 Susan Doris 18-Sep-19 06:46
I don't think it would work for you 139 drrayeye 18-Sep-19 08:50
Is this the right room for an argument? 142 grangram 18-Sep-19 09:34
Re: Is this the right room for an argument? 130 drrayeye 18-Sep-19 11:24
Re: Is this the right room for an argument? 139 Susan Doris 18-Sep-19 11:55
Re: Is this the right room for an argument? 134 Eddie Larry 18-Sep-19 13:51
Re: Is this the right room for an argument? 129 grangram 23-Sep-19 10:18
Re: Is this the right room for an argument? 117 Eddie Larry 13-Oct-19 19:32
Re: I don't think it would work for you 134 Susan Doris 18-Sep-19 11:11
Re: I don't think it would work for you 134 drrayeye 18-Sep-19 16:58
Re: DEATH'S STING - waiting for us all - sting or sojourn? 161 cloister 18-Sep-19 06:02
Re: DEATH'S STING - waiting for us all - sting or sojourn? 150 Susan Doris 18-Sep-19 06:50
Re: DEATH'S STING - waiting for us all - sting or sojourn? 137 Eddie Larry 18-Sep-19 13:57
Re: DEATH'S STING - waiting for us all - sting or sojourn? 139 Susan Doris 18-Sep-19 14:43
Re: DEATH'S STING - waiting for us all - sting or sojourn? 133 Eddie Larry 18-Sep-19 15:31
Re: DEATH'S STING - waiting for us all - sting or sojourn? 146 Susan Doris 18-Sep-19 16:58
Re: DEATH'S STING - waiting for us all - sting or sojourn? 137 Eddie Larry 18-Sep-19 19:22
the time you spend "here" 146 drrayeye 18-Sep-19 19:58
Re: the time you spend "here" 140 Susan Doris 19-Sep-19 05:21
Re: the time you spend "here" 140 drrayeye 19-Sep-19 08:08
Every human being is a Universal Investment... 121 Itatw70s 19-Oct-19 19:03
Re: DEATH'S STING - waiting for us all - sting or sojourn? 168 Mayavitch 16-Nov-19 18:29
“Oh Wow, Oh Wow, Oh Wow!” 139 grangram 22-Sep-19 06:45
Re: “Oh Wow, Oh Wow, Oh Wow!” 142 Susan Doris 22-Sep-19 08:35
clinical rule 134 drrayeye 23-Sep-19 09:16
Re: clinical ule 132 Susan Doris 23-Sep-19 11:50
Interpreting phenomenal reports 135 drrayeye 23-Sep-19 13:44
Re: Interpreting phenomenal reports 146 Susan Doris 23-Sep-19 14:52
Re: Interpreting phenomenal reports 113 Itatw70s 19-Oct-19 20:20
In Search Of The Afterlife interview 136 grangram 22-Sep-19 11:43
Re: In Search Of The Afterlife interview 143 Susan Doris 22-Sep-19 12:44
Why study something that does not exist? 118 Richard Fusniak 22-Oct-19 21:35
Re: Why study something that does not exist? 115 Susan Doris 23-Oct-19 01:03
Re: DEATH'S STING - what lies beyond? 128 Rune 13-Oct-19 11:16
Re: DEATH'S STING - what lies beyond? 124 Susan Doris 13-Oct-19 11:42
Re: DEATH'S STING - what lies beyond? 140 Eddie Larry 13-Oct-19 19:33
Re: BEYOND DEATH'S DOOR? - A Mirror 127 Rune 19-Oct-19 10:17
Re: BEYOND DEATH'S DOOR? - A Mirror 125 Itatw70s 20-Oct-19 01:16
When I die 122 grangram 20-Oct-19 06:30
Re: When I die 119 Itatw70s 20-Oct-19 14:57
I don't like it either Tom 109 grangram 03-Nov-19 09:13
Re: I don't like it either Tom 102 Glass Jigsaw 07-Nov-19 02:26
Astronauts 101 grangram 10-Nov-19 19:09
Re: BEYOND DEATH'S DOOR? - A Mirror 131 rulebook54 25-Oct-19 08:58


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