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Spirits

Postby yazd7 » Sun Sep 15, 2002 7:23 pm

Do spirits really exist? Was there any philosopher that talked and explained about spirits?
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Postby Brad » Sun Sep 15, 2002 10:38 pm

Hegel. He's all about geist or spirit(s). But somehow I don't think he'll satisfy your first question.
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Postby yazd7 » Mon Sep 16, 2002 7:10 pm

Hi Brad, is there a particular book by Hegel where he talked about spirits?
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Re: Spirits

Postby SombrePresence » Wed Nov 06, 2002 2:51 am

yazd7 wrote:Do spirits really exist? Was there any philosopher that talked and explained about spirits?


I urge you to make up your own mind before reading philosophicial texts.
-- SombrePresence.

"Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative" -- Oscar Wilde.
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Postby BluTGI » Thu Nov 07, 2002 5:18 pm

The only way he could make up his own mind about spirits/religion is if he was never knew the word spirits to begin with. He would have to create his own ideas complety isolated from what eastern/western philosophy/theology has created.
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Postby SombrePresence » Fri Nov 08, 2002 1:12 am

BluTGI wrote:The only way he could make up his own mind about spirits/religion is if he was never knew the word spirits to begin with. He would have to create his own ideas complety isolated from what eastern/western philosophy/theology has created.


Yes that is the idea!
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Postby Johan » Tue Nov 12, 2002 12:31 am

Well if spirits exist they are likely astral bodies. I'm somewhat convinced that astral bodies exist; manly because I have been experiencing this myself. For a period in my life I could even do simple experiments. So if you see some "spirits" it might be me walking around, or more like thinking around. But it seams like the mind is able to separate from our physical bodies.

I urge you to make up your own mind before reading philosophicial texts.


It's better to get a lot of information so you go the full circle around. This is good to use in combination with the mountaintop meditation.

If you started to investigate the substance of life in a dream - what would you find?

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