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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 689 Melusine 19-Jan-04 20:55
Re: reincarnation 224 Zosimos 19-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 184 Melusine 19-Jan-04 21:59
Re: reincarnation 208 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:09
Re: reincarnation 198 Melusine 20-Jan-04 03:59
Re: reincarnation 184 David L 19-Jan-04 23:24
Re: reincarnation 214 Milo 19-Jan-04 23:38
Re: reincarnation 206 David L 20-Jan-04 15:08
Re: reincarnation 169 Milo 21-Jan-04 00:19
Re: reincarnation 204 David L 21-Jan-04 15:10
Re: reincarnation 197 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:23
Re: reincarnation 195 David L 20-Jan-04 15:03
Re: reincarnation 204 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 21:38
Re: reincarnation 158 David L 20-Jan-04 23:22
Re: reincarnation 204 Melusine 20-Jan-04 18:57
Re: reincarnation 194 Melusine 20-Jan-04 04:12
Re: reincarnation 174 David L 20-Jan-04 15:21
Re: reincarnation 184 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 17:13
Re: reincarnation 182 David L 20-Jan-04 18:54
Re: reincarnation 191 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 19:27
Re: reincarnation 211 David L 20-Jan-04 23:35
Re: reincarnation 220 banah 25-Jan-04 20:54
Re: reincarnation 201 David L 26-Jan-04 04:23
Re: reincarnation 197 banah 30-Jan-04 19:54
Water Symbolism 173 Cleopatra 11-Feb-04 13:59
Re: Water Symbolism 193 David L 11-Feb-04 17:32
Re: reincarnation 230 HarryWJYoung 21-Jan-04 10:16
Re: reincarnation 232 gene douglas 21-Jan-04 13:26
Re: reincarnation 190 HarryWJYoung 22-Jan-04 00:21
Re: reincarnation 207 David L 21-Jan-04 15:26
Re: reincarnation 212 HarryWJYoung 21-Jan-04 16:02
Re: reincarnation 200 David L 21-Jan-04 22:13
Re: reincarnation 189 banah 25-Jan-04 19:41
Re: reincarnation 175 SunSword 14-Feb-04 18:29
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Re: reincarnation 201 David L 20-Jan-04 23:41
Re: reincarnation 202 Milo 21-Jan-04 00:39
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Re: reincarnation 188 ArmchairObserver 24-Jan-04 07:43
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Re: reincarnation 210 lobo-hotei 19-Jan-04 23:26
Re: reincarnation 204 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:27
Re: reincarnation 174 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:08
Re: reincarnation 231 RichardC 20-Jan-04 13:06
Re: reincarnation 200 SunSword 14-Feb-04 18:13
Master of your own ship 362 Richard Fusniak 14-Feb-04 18:31
Re: reincarnation 201 David L 19-Jan-04 23:16
Re: reincarnation 212 newrisingsun 19-Jan-04 23:37
Re: reincarnation 178 David L 20-Jan-04 01:33
Re: reincarnation 192 newrisingsun 20-Jan-04 17:04
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Re: reincarnation 161 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:20
Re: reincarnation 194 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:15
Re: reincarnation 179 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 11:58
Re: reincarnation 157 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 15:33
Re: reincarnation 175 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 16:19
Re: reincarnation 222 Aarooga 22-Jan-04 13:13
Re: reincarnation 178 Saorsa 22-Jan-04 14:48
Re: reincarnation 209 Dominick Ohrbeck 20-Jan-04 20:21
Fuzzy 193 Richard Fusniak 20-Jan-04 23:21
Re: Fuzzy 174 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:35
Re: Fuzzy 187 Mark Staab 22-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 181 Segestan 21-Jan-04 16:33
Re: reincarnation 162 Earache 21-Jan-04 21:34
Re: reincarnation 195 Trygve Hogebol 22-Jan-04 07:17
Re: reincarnation 176 Earache 24-Jan-04 13:07
Re: reincarnation 177 Richard Fusniak 25-Jan-04 21:17
Re: reincarnation 181 Earache 31-Jan-04 15:42
Re: reincarnation 192 Alex S 26-Jan-04 01:56
Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 181 Richard Fusniak 27-Jan-04 01:26
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 179 Alex S 27-Jan-04 15:11
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 178 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 02:04
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 204 Alex S 29-Jan-04 12:13
Planetary Consciousness 164 Trygve Hogebol 30-Jan-04 05:59
Re: Planetary Consciousness 184 Mark Staab 30-Jan-04 16:18
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 248 timewaster 29-Jan-04 16:25
The value of regression 191 Richard Fusniak 31-Jan-04 23:17
Re: The value of regression 182 timewaster 02-Feb-04 03:22
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 211 David L 01-Feb-04 01:28
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 173 Trygve Hogebol 02-Feb-04 03:48
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 192 Trygve Hogebol 29-Jan-04 02:58
King or pauper 181 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 12:40
Re: King or pauper 178 Saorsa 29-Jan-04 12:51
Re: reincarnation 172 Lee McGiffen 27-Jan-04 10:38


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