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valis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-14-05 03:34 PM
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2. No flames. So your argument is based on faith.
Not usually considered an argument, but if that is the strongest argument for you that's the way it is.
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  -What is the strongest evidence/argument for life after death? valis  May-14-05 03:27 PM   #0 
  - Well, this convinced me.  LARED   May-14-05 03:31 PM   #1 
  - No flames. So your argument is based on faith.  valis   May-14-05 03:34 PM   #2 
     - I could be wrong, but any  LARED   May-14-05 03:35 PM   #4 
     - You may be right... But I feel that same was probably said  valis   May-14-05 03:41 PM   #6 
     - I have trouble with faith-based "evidence." You can use faith...  Ladyhawk   May-14-05 04:02 PM   #15 
        - Of course  billyskank   May-14-05 04:06 PM   #20 
           - Ok, ok. But for the poster that is the best evidence...  valis   May-14-05 04:18 PM   #29 
              - Sure! But I'm allowed to respond, which I did.  Ladyhawk   May-14-05 04:27 PM   #34 
  - whats up with all the death threads?  salin   May-14-05 03:35 PM   #3 
  - Brain-dead Republicans who have been walking aroung for years.  Cyrano   May-14-05 03:36 PM   #5 
  - rootin-tootin polluters...  pretzel4gore   May-14-05 03:53 PM   #10 
  - Personally for me, the strongest evidence  DemExpat   May-14-05 03:47 PM   #7 
  - yep, intuition/knowing  genevat   May-14-05 06:18 PM   #75 
  - I'm an empiricist and I haven't found any compelling evidence  Ladyhawk   May-14-05 03:48 PM   #8 
  - I guess the NDE (near death experience) is a kind of evidence  undeterred   May-14-05 03:49 PM   #9 
  - First Law of Thermodynamics  tuvor   May-14-05 03:54 PM   #11 
  - That is a good one....  DemExpat   May-14-05 03:57 PM   #12 
     - I don't see it  billyskank   May-14-05 04:07 PM   #22 
        - I see life, consciousness, the soul, as energy....  DemExpat   May-14-05 04:14 PM   #25 
           - There is a name for your perspective  billyskank   May-14-05 04:19 PM   #31 
              - There is something soothing about monism...  valis   May-14-05 04:25 PM   #33 
                 - It is very attractive to the Western mind  billyskank   May-14-05 04:31 PM   #36 
                    - Out of curiosity: were you raised within this belief system? Or you found  valis   May-14-05 04:40 PM   #41 
                       - Later in life  billyskank   May-14-05 04:43 PM   #44 
                          - I was brought up as a Catholic. But became atheist around 14...  valis   May-14-05 04:46 PM   #47 
                             - We seem to be going in opposite directions!  billyskank   May-14-05 04:50 PM   #51 
                                - That is fascinating! As i get older, I suspect I'll be drifting back to  valis   May-14-05 04:55 PM   #58 
                                   - We are all getting older, my friend!  billyskank   May-14-05 04:56 PM   #59 
                                      - Night! Sogni D'oro!  valis   May-14-05 04:59 PM   #62 
  - Why are you who you are and not anyone else?  billyskank   May-14-05 03:58 PM   #13 
  - Before you can meaningfully determine such a thing  Spinzonner   May-14-05 04:00 PM   #14 
  - Agreed. I'd like to rely on intution for now...  valis   May-14-05 04:03 PM   #16 
  - George Smith (or George Anderson?)  Jade Fox   May-14-05 04:03 PM   #17 
  - Dead Presidents ?  Spinzonner   May-14-05 04:07 PM   #21 
  - Hmmm, aren't you worried this is fraud? have not read his stuff though...  valis   May-14-05 04:08 PM   #23 
     - The area of past life regressions is rife with fraud and hucksterism.  billyskank   May-14-05 04:10 PM   #24 
     - With psychics, the temptation of "fame" etc is just too strong...  valis   May-14-05 04:14 PM   #26 
     - The books about Smith are quite convincing....  Jade Fox   May-14-05 04:16 PM   #28 
        - Are you sure you don't mean....  Branjor   May-14-05 04:35 PM   #38 
           - Did I get his name wrong??  Jade Fox   May-14-05 04:39 PM   #40 
  - Child Proteges & The Fact You Don't Die Everytime You Get Out Of Your Car.  cryingshame   May-14-05 04:03 PM   #18 
  - Can you suggest some books/articled regarding remembering  valis   May-14-05 04:05 PM   #19 
     - Here's A Start:  cryingshame   May-14-05 04:35 PM   #37 
        - Thanks! bookmarked. Will look at it.  valis   May-14-05 04:38 PM   #39 
  - hopefully it won't happen,  wakemeupwhenitsover   May-14-05 04:15 PM   #27 
  - Are you willing to articulate? If not in public, please PM me.  valis   May-14-05 04:24 PM   #32 
     - I'll pm you.  wakemeupwhenitsover   May-14-05 05:11 PM   #69 
        - Yes, please!  DemExpat   May-14-05 05:15 PM   #70 
           - of course. n/t  wakemeupwhenitsover   May-14-05 05:55 PM   #72 
  - life after death  manly   May-14-05 04:18 PM   #30 
  - My Out of Body Experience...  thecai   May-14-05 04:30 PM   #35 
  - Well...I have my own reasons but  AlienGirl   May-14-05 04:42 PM   #42 
  - Thanks. I'll check it out. But I'm a professional scientist. So, I need to  valis   May-14-05 04:45 PM   #45 
     - What's your area of study?  billyskank   May-14-05 04:46 PM   #46 
     - Neuroscience  valis   May-14-05 04:48 PM   #49 
        - It is indeed a very great mystery.  billyskank   May-14-05 04:50 PM   #53 
     - Dr. Ian Stevenson collected a lot of data  AlienGirl   May-14-05 04:49 PM   #50 
        - OK, i agree. But you can do solid research on single cases.  valis   May-14-05 04:53 PM   #57 
           - Stevenson did...  AlienGirl   May-14-05 05:02 PM   #64 
              - I'll check it out. And start a new thread. Thanks again for the tip.  valis   May-14-05 05:05 PM   #66 
  - The only thing that I can come up with:  Jara sang   May-14-05 04:42 PM   #43 
  - Amazing it certainly is  billyskank   May-14-05 04:47 PM   #48 
     - I agree... It's easy to forget when you are bombarded by false  valis   May-14-05 04:51 PM   #54 
  - bush proves it  pretzel4gore   May-14-05 04:50 PM   #52 
  - What a shame  billyskank   May-14-05 04:52 PM   #55 
     - Nice talking to you!  valis   May-14-05 04:58 PM   #61 
  - One anecdote - my time-freak Dad died with his watch on....  DemExpat   May-14-05 04:53 PM   #56 
  - Interesting... Are you sure the watch was not "bumbed" or something  valis   May-14-05 04:57 PM   #60 
     - I had to look up the work bumbed.....guess you meant bumped....  DemExpat   May-14-05 05:00 PM   #63 
        - Oooops, yes, I meant "bumped"...  valis   May-14-05 05:03 PM   #65 
  - Thanks for this thread, valis,  DemExpat   May-14-05 05:06 PM   #67 
  - Thanks to all of you. Gotta take a walk and think....  valis   May-14-05 05:08 PM   #68 
  - E=MC squared  soleft   May-14-05 05:23 PM   #71 
  - Valis, Since You're A Neuroscientist... Read Judge T. Troward  cryingshame   May-14-05 06:09 PM   #73 
  - I personally haven't seen any particularly strong evidence  skygazer   May-14-05 06:13 PM   #74 
 

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