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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 660 Melusine 19-Jan-04 20:55
Re: reincarnation 215 Zosimos 19-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 173 Melusine 19-Jan-04 21:59
Re: reincarnation 198 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:09
Re: reincarnation 185 Melusine 20-Jan-04 03:59
Re: reincarnation 175 David L 19-Jan-04 23:24
Re: reincarnation 205 Milo 19-Jan-04 23:38
Re: reincarnation 195 David L 20-Jan-04 15:08
Re: reincarnation 158 Milo 21-Jan-04 00:19
Re: reincarnation 196 David L 21-Jan-04 15:10
Re: reincarnation 187 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:23
Re: reincarnation 184 David L 20-Jan-04 15:03
Re: reincarnation 195 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 21:38
Re: reincarnation 149 David L 20-Jan-04 23:22
Re: reincarnation 192 Melusine 20-Jan-04 18:57
Re: reincarnation 180 Melusine 20-Jan-04 04:12
Re: reincarnation 163 David L 20-Jan-04 15:21
Re: reincarnation 175 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 17:13
Re: reincarnation 170 David L 20-Jan-04 18:54
Re: reincarnation 182 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 19:27
Re: reincarnation 201 David L 20-Jan-04 23:35
Re: reincarnation 208 banah 25-Jan-04 20:54
Re: reincarnation 192 David L 26-Jan-04 04:23
Re: reincarnation 188 banah 30-Jan-04 19:54
Water Symbolism 164 Cleopatra 11-Feb-04 13:59
Re: Water Symbolism 183 David L 11-Feb-04 17:32
Re: reincarnation 218 HarryWJYoung 21-Jan-04 10:16
Re: reincarnation 221 gene douglas 21-Jan-04 13:26
Re: reincarnation 179 HarryWJYoung 22-Jan-04 00:21
Re: reincarnation 197 David L 21-Jan-04 15:26
Re: reincarnation 203 HarryWJYoung 21-Jan-04 16:02
Re: reincarnation 190 David L 21-Jan-04 22:13
Re: reincarnation 178 banah 25-Jan-04 19:41
Re: reincarnation 166 SunSword 14-Feb-04 18:29
Re: reincarnation 183 fiascohoho 20-Jan-04 19:22
Re: reincarnation 191 David L 20-Jan-04 23:41
Re: reincarnation 190 Milo 21-Jan-04 00:39
Re: reincarnation 169 David L 21-Jan-04 02:48
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Re: reincarnation 187 Milo 21-Jan-04 15:58
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Re: reincarnation 180 David L 22-Jan-04 01:55
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Re: reincarnation 142 Nebankh 22-Jan-04 12:44
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Re: reincarnation 138 Milo 22-Jan-04 19:09
Re: reincarnation 240 David L 22-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 330 Cesar 22-Jan-04 22:49
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Re: reincarnation 199 HarryWJYoung 23-Jan-04 09:41
Re: reincarnation 177 David L 23-Jan-04 15:36
Re: reincarnation 200 HarryWJYoung 23-Jan-04 16:35
Re: reincarnation 182 HarryWJYoung 23-Jan-04 17:06
Re: reincarnation 189 David L 23-Jan-04 20:28
Re: reincarnation 425 David L 23-Jan-04 20:10
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Re: reincarnation 161 Milo 23-Jan-04 23:43
Re: reincarnation 176 David L 24-Jan-04 01:04
Re: reincarnation 177 ArmchairObserver 24-Jan-04 07:43
Re: reincarnation 211 Cesar 24-Jan-04 17:31
Re: reincarnation 197 Cesar 24-Jan-04 00:31
Re: reincarnation 175 Cesar 24-Jan-04 00:45
Re: reincarnation 175 Milo 22-Jan-04 23:17
Re: reincarnation 154 Zosimos 22-Jan-04 22:53
Re: reincarnation 201 lobo-hotei 19-Jan-04 23:26
Re: reincarnation 191 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:27
Re: reincarnation 164 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:08
Re: reincarnation 219 RichardC 20-Jan-04 13:06
Re: reincarnation 191 SunSword 14-Feb-04 18:13
Master of your own ship 341 Richard Fusniak 14-Feb-04 18:31
Re: reincarnation 191 David L 19-Jan-04 23:16
Re: reincarnation 203 newrisingsun 19-Jan-04 23:37
Re: reincarnation 167 David L 20-Jan-04 01:33
Re: reincarnation 182 newrisingsun 20-Jan-04 17:04
Re: reincarnation 154 Saorsa 20-Jan-04 08:46
Re: reincarnation 286 Aarooga 20-Jan-04 16:35
Re: reincarnation 150 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:20
Re: reincarnation 183 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:15
Re: reincarnation 165 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 11:58
Re: reincarnation 147 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 15:33
Re: reincarnation 165 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 16:19
Re: reincarnation 209 Aarooga 22-Jan-04 13:13
Re: reincarnation 168 Saorsa 22-Jan-04 14:48
Re: reincarnation 199 Dominick Ohrbeck 20-Jan-04 20:21
Fuzzy 180 Richard Fusniak 20-Jan-04 23:21
Re: Fuzzy 161 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:35
Re: Fuzzy 177 Mark Staab 22-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 169 Segestan 21-Jan-04 16:33
Re: reincarnation 152 Earache 21-Jan-04 21:34
Re: reincarnation 187 Trygve Hogebol 22-Jan-04 07:17
Re: reincarnation 165 Earache 24-Jan-04 13:07
Re: reincarnation 168 Richard Fusniak 25-Jan-04 21:17
Re: reincarnation 169 Earache 31-Jan-04 15:42
Re: reincarnation 181 Alex S 26-Jan-04 01:56
Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 170 Richard Fusniak 27-Jan-04 01:26
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 170 Alex S 27-Jan-04 15:11
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 167 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 02:04
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 195 Alex S 29-Jan-04 12:13
Planetary Consciousness 155 Trygve Hogebol 30-Jan-04 05:59
Re: Planetary Consciousness 173 Mark Staab 30-Jan-04 16:18
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 238 timewaster 29-Jan-04 16:25
The value of regression 180 Richard Fusniak 31-Jan-04 23:17
Re: The value of regression 174 timewaster 02-Feb-04 03:22
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 201 David L 01-Feb-04 01:28
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 163 Trygve Hogebol 02-Feb-04 03:48
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 183 Trygve Hogebol 29-Jan-04 02:58
King or pauper 171 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 12:40
Re: King or pauper 168 Saorsa 29-Jan-04 12:51
Re: reincarnation 162 Lee McGiffen 27-Jan-04 10:38


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