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Old 03-03-2010, 03:24 PM
 
Location: missouri
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Sounds like the philosophers wheel-it really works good if one is a philosopher. Maybe I need a good-for-nothing wheel, and it will work for me.
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Old 03-03-2010, 06:17 PM
 
Location: Salt Lake City
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I believe I've always existed. As far as I'm concerned, the stuff from which our spirits are made is co-eternal with God. He created our spirits out of highly refined matter, and then, when we were born, put into each of our bodies a spirit, spirit really being nothing more than a life force. I don't believe that our spirits can be destroyed either. They leave our bodies when we die, but do not cease to exist.
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Old 03-03-2010, 09:05 PM
 
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There is no "soul", only brain.
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Old 03-03-2010, 09:07 PM
 
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But how do you know that your "one life" began on March 3, 1956? How do you know that you did not exist elsewhere (perhaps as a non-physical essence) prior to that? Or do you believe that your physical body is who you are?
Well then how do you know you are not just a character in a cheap comic book? How do you know you aren't a figment of someone's imagination?
Once you leave of empericism and reason, anything goes.
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Old 03-03-2010, 10:15 PM
 
Location: missouri
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Empericism once thought flies spontaneously came out of rotting meat and reason once projected itself to trolls under bridges who stole their children. Then we have the two with their truths today, and tomorrow? Well anything goes.
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Old 03-04-2010, 01:25 AM
 
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Empericism once thought flies spontaneously came out of rotting meat and reason once projected itself to trolls under bridges who stole their children. Then we have the two with their truths today, and tomorrow? Well anything goes.
Right, so much better it would be if we listened to the many witch-doctors who tell us of invisible beings and demons in the night.
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Old 03-04-2010, 08:53 AM
 
Location: missouri
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Every thing has to start somewhere to go on to something else. We do not use witch-doctors today, but in a hundred years, 500 years, our medicine and such will be comical as well; all derived from empericism and reason. Or does one think what we have is the end of the matter-pity the future citizens.
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Old 03-04-2010, 05:27 PM
 
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There is no "soul", only brain.
well i feel sorry for you living in a world thats only brain must be a crap world the one that has no soul
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Old 03-04-2010, 05:35 PM
 
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Well then how do you know you are not just a character in a cheap comic book? How do you know you aren't a figment of someone's imagination?
Once you leave of empericism and reason, anything goes.
all you know is that you exist
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Old 03-04-2010, 05:38 PM
 
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Sounds like the philosophers wheel-it really works good if one is a philosopher. Maybe I need a good-for-nothing wheel, and it will work for me.

i think you need more than a wheel
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