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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 830 Melusine 19-Jan-04 20:55
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Re: reincarnation 260 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:09
Re: reincarnation 247 Melusine 20-Jan-04 03:59
Re: reincarnation 236 David L 19-Jan-04 23:24
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Re: reincarnation 253 David L 21-Jan-04 15:10
Re: reincarnation 256 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:23
Re: reincarnation 248 David L 20-Jan-04 15:03
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Re: reincarnation 237 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 17:13
Re: reincarnation 234 David L 20-Jan-04 18:54
Re: reincarnation 237 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 19:27
Re: reincarnation 254 David L 20-Jan-04 23:35
Re: reincarnation 291 banah 25-Jan-04 20:54
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Re: reincarnation 244 banah 30-Jan-04 19:54
Water Symbolism 229 Cleopatra 11-Feb-04 13:59
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Re: reincarnation 278 HarryWJYoung 21-Jan-04 10:16
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Re: reincarnation 248 David L 20-Jan-04 23:41
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Re: reincarnation 258 lobo-hotei 19-Jan-04 23:26
Re: reincarnation 262 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:27
Re: reincarnation 225 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:08
Re: reincarnation 283 RichardC 20-Jan-04 13:06
Re: reincarnation 250 SunSword 14-Feb-04 18:13
Master of your own ship 449 Richard Fusniak 14-Feb-04 18:31
Re: reincarnation 251 David L 19-Jan-04 23:16
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Re: reincarnation 249 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:15
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Re: reincarnation 229 Saorsa 22-Jan-04 14:48
Re: reincarnation 262 Dominick Ohrbeck 20-Jan-04 20:21
Fuzzy 243 Richard Fusniak 20-Jan-04 23:21
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Re: Fuzzy 237 Mark Staab 22-Jan-04 21:53
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Re: reincarnation 229 Richard Fusniak 25-Jan-04 21:17
Re: reincarnation 236 Earache 31-Jan-04 15:42
Re: reincarnation 239 Alex S 26-Jan-04 01:56
Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 232 Richard Fusniak 27-Jan-04 01:26
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 235 Alex S 27-Jan-04 15:11
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 228 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 02:04
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 257 Alex S 29-Jan-04 12:13
Planetary Consciousness 220 Trygve Hogebol 30-Jan-04 05:59
Re: Planetary Consciousness 230 Mark Staab 30-Jan-04 16:18
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 294 timewaster 29-Jan-04 16:25
The value of regression 249 Richard Fusniak 31-Jan-04 23:17
Re: The value of regression 230 timewaster 02-Feb-04 03:22
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 258 David L 01-Feb-04 01:28
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 223 Trygve Hogebol 02-Feb-04 03:48
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 239 Trygve Hogebol 29-Jan-04 02:58
King or pauper 228 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 12:40
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