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Despite your claim of 'advanced' knowledge you seem to cling to some simplistic assumptions.

The 'I' is not the 'soul' but merely the ego (Latin for 'I' btw -- both Freud and Jung were much more relaxed about their terminology than English psychologists and wrote 'Ich' in German. It was English translators who resorted to high-falutin' Latin to make psychology sound 'scientific'....). The sensory consciousness is secondary, a product of the body, not the real being. Even 'scientific' psychology admits that the conscious self is just a stream of impressions and not a real entity. Yet it tries to behave as if it is, and thus all the 'psychological problems' that humans are prone to. So this much is recognize by both modern 'scientific' psychology and traditional religuous/esoteric psychology.

According to Vedic/Buddhist tradition and the Chinese Taoist tradition, even the deeper 'self' ('soul' or whatever you call it) is only an illusion and must ultimately be dissolved. If this 'self' is not a definite thing but a 'phenomenon' like personality does it have to be contained in any one location? Who is to say what forms it may take or how it might relate to the physical world? (Or more appropriately, does it need to relate to the physical world at all? Why does it need to be in a 'location' in extended space-time?)

Think:

If there is 'no such thing as time' then how can the same 'soul' have more than one incarnation at all? Aren't ALL incarnations 'simultaneous' in ultimate timeless reality? So the 'soul' already has many different 'streams of consciousness' feeding into it. From a timeless perspective, what difference does it make whether some of those 'streams of consciousness' are closely related in the physical world of space-time? The experience of events in 'time' is a feature of the 'I' not the soul, there is no danger of 'confusion' from too much happening at once. :)

I haven't found anything about this in Buddhist philosophy yet, but both the Cayce material and the Seth material maintain that simultaneous incarnations do occur.

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reincarnation 589 Melusine 19-Jan-04 20:55
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Re: reincarnation 171 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:09
Re: reincarnation 158 Melusine 20-Jan-04 03:59
Re: reincarnation 148 David L 19-Jan-04 23:24
Re: reincarnation 177 Milo 19-Jan-04 23:38
Re: reincarnation 170 David L 20-Jan-04 15:08
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Re: reincarnation 169 David L 21-Jan-04 15:10
Re: reincarnation 161 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:23
Re: reincarnation 154 David L 20-Jan-04 15:03
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Re: reincarnation 127 David L 20-Jan-04 23:22
Re: reincarnation 163 Melusine 20-Jan-04 18:57
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Re: reincarnation 141 David L 20-Jan-04 15:21
Re: reincarnation 148 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 17:13
Re: reincarnation 146 David L 20-Jan-04 18:54
Re: reincarnation 156 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 19:27
Re: reincarnation 172 David L 20-Jan-04 23:35
Re: reincarnation 176 banah 25-Jan-04 20:54
Re: reincarnation 165 David L 26-Jan-04 04:23
Re: reincarnation 163 banah 30-Jan-04 19:54
Water Symbolism 141 Cleopatra 11-Feb-04 13:59
Re: Water Symbolism 155 David L 11-Feb-04 17:32
Re: reincarnation 194 HarryWJYoung 21-Jan-04 10:16
Re: reincarnation 170 gene douglas 21-Jan-04 13:26
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Re: reincarnation 171 David L 21-Jan-04 15:26
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Re: reincarnation 168 David L 20-Jan-04 23:41
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Re: reincarnation 155 ArmchairObserver 24-Jan-04 07:43
Re: reincarnation 176 Cesar 24-Jan-04 17:31
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Re: reincarnation 173 lobo-hotei 19-Jan-04 23:26
Re: reincarnation 165 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:27
Re: reincarnation 135 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:08
Re: reincarnation 191 RichardC 20-Jan-04 13:06
Re: reincarnation 169 SunSword 14-Feb-04 18:13
Master of your own ship 298 Richard Fusniak 14-Feb-04 18:31
Re: reincarnation 164 David L 19-Jan-04 23:16
Re: reincarnation 170 newrisingsun 19-Jan-04 23:37
Re: reincarnation 141 David L 20-Jan-04 01:33
Re: reincarnation 157 newrisingsun 20-Jan-04 17:04
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Re: reincarnation 126 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:20
Re: reincarnation 159 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:15
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Re: reincarnation 125 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 15:33
Re: reincarnation 140 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 16:19
Re: reincarnation 188 Aarooga 22-Jan-04 13:13
Re: reincarnation 142 Saorsa 22-Jan-04 14:48
Re: reincarnation 168 Dominick Ohrbeck 20-Jan-04 20:21
Fuzzy 154 Richard Fusniak 20-Jan-04 23:21
Re: Fuzzy 136 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:35
Re: Fuzzy 153 Mark Staab 22-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 144 Segestan 21-Jan-04 16:33
Re: reincarnation 125 Earache 21-Jan-04 21:34
Re: reincarnation 161 Trygve Hogebol 22-Jan-04 07:17
Re: reincarnation 142 Earache 24-Jan-04 13:07
Re: reincarnation 141 Richard Fusniak 25-Jan-04 21:17
Re: reincarnation 143 Earache 31-Jan-04 15:42
Re: reincarnation 154 Alex S 26-Jan-04 01:56
Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 148 Richard Fusniak 27-Jan-04 01:26
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 143 Alex S 27-Jan-04 15:11
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 146 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 02:04
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 172 Alex S 29-Jan-04 12:13
Planetary Consciousness 130 Trygve Hogebol 30-Jan-04 05:59
Re: Planetary Consciousness 148 Mark Staab 30-Jan-04 16:18
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 210 timewaster 29-Jan-04 16:25
The value of regression 156 Richard Fusniak 31-Jan-04 23:17
Re: The value of regression 150 timewaster 02-Feb-04 03:22
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 179 David L 01-Feb-04 01:28
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 143 Trygve Hogebol 02-Feb-04 03:48
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 161 Trygve Hogebol 29-Jan-04 02:58
King or pauper 148 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 12:40
Re: King or pauper 147 Saorsa 29-Jan-04 12:51
Re: reincarnation 138 Lee McGiffen 27-Jan-04 10:38


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