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Originally posted by Monts
Do you believe that your conscious will still be there when your physical body dies - - - Or do you believe we just rot in the ground... there is nothing after death?
Originally posted by godless
Instead of concentrating on immortality, perhaps we can make this world a nicer place to inhabit by simply focusing on the most effective and productive way to live out our brief span.
My truth is that I want to live forever, and want to believe that I will, but I doubt.
Originally posted by ImaginaryReality1984
reply to post by Monts
Science has yet to fully explain conciousness but we're getting closer. We understand many ways to manipulate the human experience from drugs to magnetic fields. Because it can be so easily manipulated by messing with the brain it stands to reason that our conciousness comes from our brain. therefore when we die i would say our conciousness dies with our bodies. The brains activity slows down and eventually the spark that we had is no more.
That is why it's important to make everything of the time you have
Originally posted by harrytuttle
To the OP: Where is consciousness during life?
Answer: We don't know. No one knows.
If we don't know where consciousness resides during life, then good luck figuring out where it is after it.
Most people believe/assume that consciousness is in the brain. Seems obvious enough. However, there is nothing in brain science that can locate it in the brain. It is everywhere and nowhere.
So what's my guess? ---> The brain is an antenna that receives and transmits signals (I'm not talking about radio) of consciousness to some other dimension.
This would explain why we can't locate consciousness in the brain, and why in near-death experiences consciousness continues on.
I believe that this means that the source of the signal would be what many refer to "Global Consciousness".