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originally posted by: Sparkymedic
If this is what you like to contemplate, I highly suggest reading Alan Watts (philosopher, not the conspiracy guy), if you haven't already. He was quite an amazing Western interpreter of Eastern philosophies.
originally posted by: Dark Ghost
a reply to: Subconsciously Correct
I've done threads exploring these types of themes in the past, but don't think mine were as well written nor as well received as yours has been.
It's a deep topic which elicits many fascinating philosophical questions in relation to the self and the nature of reality. Are we our legal names? The status we uphold professionally and socially? Or just clumps of spiritual energy, part of a greater whole that is currently out of our comprehension capabilities?
I do not have the answers, but I do enjoy reflecting on the questions.