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22 Jun 2021, 12:02 pm

dragonsanddemons wrote:
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Ok. No problem. No Christian message allowed.


I wasn’t intending to aim the PPR comment at you or anything, sorry if it came across that way :oops: Just trying to explain why I wasn’t theorizing about anything religious here.


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22 Jun 2021, 12:05 pm

The_Znof wrote:
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death is rather {} huh



It just seems unimaginable that consciousness can permanently end FOREVER 8O


some presocratics made [ similar] argument. [Parminides?]

https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/presocratics/

btw I use the term {redacted} rather freely and dont fear death much. :skull: :jester:


Im honestly not homophobic, im schizotypal and cant help but roleplay southpark.



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22 Jun 2021, 12:10 pm

Then you'll need to learn how to role-play more thoughtfully. :wink:


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23 Jun 2021, 9:51 pm

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When you ask can you also plead with him to end the rona :cry:

Sorry, I don't think God has much control over it =(

I think we're getting pretty close, though.


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24 Jun 2021, 1:44 am

SabbraCadabra wrote:
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When you ask can you also plead with him to end the rona :cry:

Sorry, I don't think God has much control over it =(
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14 Jul 2021, 7:53 am

The answer to your question is binary. Yes or No. It's Yes. Once it's over. It's over. Nobody gets to cheat death. That is a logically satisfying proposal. Death is the great equalizer.



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14 Jul 2021, 9:31 am

It's tough for humans to contemplate nonexistence, so the idea of afterlife soothes us.


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14 Jul 2021, 3:19 pm

On the possibility of reincarnation:

(LINK) The late Roger Ebert (the movie critic) wrote 'Quantum Theory of Reincarnation.' 'Theory' is the operative word. Ebert argued that reincarnation is possible from a "scientific, rationalist point of view."

EXCERPT: Let's begin, for the sake of argument, by saying that when you get right down to the bottom--under the turtles--everything, and I mean Everything, consists of quantum particles. These particles can as well be in one place as another, even at the same time.

LINK: https://www.rogerebert.com/roger-ebert/ ... ncarnation

Thoughtful perspectives on reincarnation are usually inconclusive- and are best interpreted through scientific contexts.

Is is possible that long term memory abilities common with the Autism Spectrum (memories from decades-ago) might provide insights as to whether or not reincarnation exists?



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14 Jul 2021, 11:30 pm

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Is is possible that long term memory abilities common with the Autism Spectrum (memories from decades-ago) might provide insights as to whether or not reincarnation exists?

Anecdotal evidence is probably about the best we will ever get.

Personally, I find a lot of said evidence to be quite compelling...but most people aren't willing to consider anything we can't look at under a microscope.


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