Reincarnation makes sense because energy can't be destroyed or created; only changed.
This post doesn't really have anything to do with the topic but I did want to share something regarding the quoted phrase above.
The law of conservation of energy states, "Energy cannot be created or destroyed; it may be changed from one form to another." This law appears
quite workable, but actually is false. Energy can be created, as the very existence of the physical universe proves, and it can also be destroyed.
The law of conservation of matter and energy states, "The total amount of matter and energy available in the universe is fixed." This law also is
If we had a law of conservation of space, it would be false, too. Matter, energy, and space are all increasing in quantity in the physical universe,
at a slight rate.
Keep in mind that, as Professor Hawking said, the actual point of creation lies outside the scope of presently known laws of physics.
There are many universes and sub-universes, which can and often do overlap, but this particular physical universe began as a result of seven basic
decisions, interspersed with various considerations.
First was the decision to be the creator.
Second was the decision to assume a viewpoint, which created dimension, thereby space. (In contradiction to quantum mechanics, there are only three
dimensions in this physical universe: height, width, and depth. Time is not a dimension.)
Third was the decision that the space would endure.
Fourth was the decision that a particle of energy would exist in the space. (Again, the supposition that matter and energy can neither be created nor
destroyed is false.)
Fifth was the decision that the particle would endure in the space, at which point time began. (Time is a decision. Awareness of the existence of time
results only from particles changing location in relation to each other.)
Sixth was the decision that at least a second particle of energy would also exist and endure in the space. (The particles then could move in relation
to each other, which resulted in the apparency of time.)
Seventh was the decision that numerous similar particles would also exist and endure in space, constituting more energy, and that those particles of
energy could be grouped together to form various objects.
Accordingly, thought, and energy in the form of particles, and grouped particles in the form of matter, existed in space and endured (resulting in
time), constituting all the basic components of this physical universe, which then increased in size as more dimension was viewed and additional
particles of energy were postulated into existence.
Incidentally, at the point that the decision was made that the first particle would endure (the fifth decision), which began time, that decision (like
the first four decisions) was made outside time — there was no time, yet. Therefore, the beginning and ending of this universe are both "the same
time." They are coincidental, because they are both in "no time."
That is an accurate synopsis of what actually happened at the beginning of the physical universe, despite the fact that it is at some variance with
some of Albert Einstein's and Stephen Hawking's theories, such as their contention that the physical universe is infinite. In truth, it is not quite
I am sorry but I cannot reveal the source of this until I get permission from the Moderators.
On the Topic of Souls, just to refocus on it, I believe that your Soul is the real you. Your body is basically an electrically charged machine that is
completely controlled by your Soul. I agree that the merit your Soul acquires throughout the life of your body is what it will be judged on in the end
times. Because of this, your Soul is much more important than your physical body. I have not yet decided if I believe in reincarnation or not but I do
have to consider it. If the life of your Soul is Eternal then it seems a waste to only inhabit one body during all that time. Another way to think of
it is that your body is but the Larvae that will transform you into your true being.
Well, those are my thoughts.