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Hello Fuzzy,

As obtuse and contradictory as this is going to sound, I have to be honest with you, and indeed everybody else here, and admit I'm not sure about Life after Death.
Back in the early seventies, a clairvoyant gave me a message from my father who had died a few years previously. The message concerned an incident that occurred during the one and only time I met my father (16 years after he'd disappeared from my life when I was three years old). Only two people in the world knew of this particular incident, my father and myself. The clairvoyant was a Canadian lady who had just arrived in England for the first time, so she most certainly had never met me before.
To say I was stunned and shaken by the message would be a classic understatement.
This incident with the clairvoyant occurred in a Spiritualist Church and at the time I felt sure that at last I had definitive proof of Life after Death. But this feeling did not last.
Amongst my many friends was a man (now dead some nine years) who possessed the most extraordinary psychic powers it has ever been my privilege to witness. His strongest ability was mind reading (usually most effective through psychometry). Over a period of more than twenty-five years I watched and studied this remarkable friend at work (he was also a spiritual healer), and one thing became clear to me: mental telepathy is a fact of life.
For reasons too long and too involved to go into here, I eventually came to believe that the message I received from my late father via the Canadian clairvoyant was actually an incident of mental telepathy between her and me. This, combined with smatterings of information about quantum physics and time travel (not the H. G. Wells kind!) led me to my present position of wondering if perhaps what is seen as evidence of reincarnation is actually evidence of mind reading across time.

As far as I know, there is no "proof of factual evidence of a telepathic link occurring between persons separated in time as well as space." It really is a matter of personal belief - and like all of my personal beliefs, is subject to change.

As I have mentioned elsewhere on this board, an elderly devout Christian lady once asked me if I believed in God. My answer was, and still is: emotionally, yes; intellectually, no.
Thinking about it, I suppose my stance on Life after Death and Reincarnation is much the same. I would like to believe in an after-life and reincarnation because I believe I could then begin to make sense of my Life here on Earth. But, frustratingly, my intellectual view of Life, the Universe, and Everything (for want of a better way of putting it) keeps getting in the way.

I do hope, Fuzzy and others, this makes some kind of sense.

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reincarnation 398 Melusine 19-Jan-04 20:55
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Re: reincarnation 93 Melusine 20-Jan-04 03:59
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Re: reincarnation 110 David L 21-Jan-04 15:10
Re: reincarnation 108 Zosimos 20-Jan-04 00:23
Re: reincarnation 103 David L 20-Jan-04 15:03
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Re: reincarnation 81 David L 20-Jan-04 23:22
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Re: reincarnation 86 David L 20-Jan-04 15:21
Re: reincarnation 94 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 17:13
Re: reincarnation 93 David L 20-Jan-04 18:54
Re: reincarnation 97 gene douglas 20-Jan-04 19:27
Re: reincarnation 112 David L 20-Jan-04 23:35
Re: reincarnation 112 banah 25-Jan-04 20:54
Re: reincarnation 105 David L 26-Jan-04 04:23
Re: reincarnation 112 banah 30-Jan-04 19:54
Water Symbolism 97 Cleopatra 11-Feb-04 13:59
Re: Water Symbolism 106 David L 11-Feb-04 17:32
Re: reincarnation 142 HarryWJYoung 21-Jan-04 10:16
Re: reincarnation 103 gene douglas 21-Jan-04 13:26
Re: reincarnation 113 HarryWJYoung 22-Jan-04 00:21
Re: reincarnation 116 David L 21-Jan-04 15:26
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Re: reincarnation 101 ArmchairObserver 24-Jan-04 07:43
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Re: reincarnation 114 lobo-hotei 19-Jan-04 23:26
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Re: reincarnation 79 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:08
Re: reincarnation 128 RichardC 20-Jan-04 13:06
Re: reincarnation 115 SunSword 14-Feb-04 18:13
Master of your own ship 197 Richard Fusniak 14-Feb-04 18:31
Re: reincarnation 103 David L 19-Jan-04 23:16
Re: reincarnation 100 newrisingsun 19-Jan-04 23:37
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Re: reincarnation 105 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 09:15
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Re: reincarnation 82 ArmchairObserver 21-Jan-04 15:33
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Re: reincarnation 133 Aarooga 22-Jan-04 13:13
Re: reincarnation 87 Saorsa 22-Jan-04 14:48
Re: reincarnation 110 Dominick Ohrbeck 20-Jan-04 20:21
Fuzzy 92 Richard Fusniak 20-Jan-04 23:21
Re: Fuzzy 82 Saorsa 21-Jan-04 08:35
Re: Fuzzy 108 Mark Staab 22-Jan-04 21:53
Re: reincarnation 101 Segestan 21-Jan-04 16:33
Re: reincarnation 82 Earache 21-Jan-04 21:34
Re: reincarnation 103 Trygve Hogebol 22-Jan-04 07:17
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Re: reincarnation 88 Richard Fusniak 25-Jan-04 21:17
Re: reincarnation 85 Earache 31-Jan-04 15:42
Re: reincarnation 100 Alex S 26-Jan-04 01:56
Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 107 Richard Fusniak 27-Jan-04 01:26
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 90 Alex S 27-Jan-04 15:11
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 103 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 02:04
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 108 Alex S 29-Jan-04 12:13
Planetary Consciousness 78 Trygve Hogebol 30-Jan-04 05:59
Re: Planetary Consciousness 98 Mark Staab 30-Jan-04 16:18
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 128 timewaster 29-Jan-04 16:25
The value of regression 113 Richard Fusniak 31-Jan-04 23:17
Re: The value of regression 96 timewaster 02-Feb-04 03:22
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 125 David L 01-Feb-04 01:28
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 89 Trygve Hogebol 02-Feb-04 03:48
Re: Telepathic link doesn't explain reincarnation 109 Trygve Hogebol 29-Jan-04 02:58
King or pauper 94 Richard Fusniak 29-Jan-04 12:40
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