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Originally posted by doped00
How do you guys "know" this stuff to be true. I think, you think you know, but you don't really know.
Wanna know what I know? I know nothing and I'm not afraid to admit it. I don't think you really know either. You just think you do.
You're born into the same world as I am with the exact same knowledge as me. Which is .....nothing! You don't know anything. Everything you think you know, is some idea or theory from some guy a long long time ago probably real high on drugs.
I don't know if there is or isn't a god. I don't know whether or not I have a higher self. I don't know if reincarnation is real. Are any of these things possible? Sure, but where do these ideas come from? They come from other people. You read about it, "oh well that makes sense, or that rings true for me." But that's all it is, an idea, a theory, a belief from someone else. I mean, it's not even your own! I'm about ready to come up with my own gods and own theories and I bet I get some believers, in my idea, just because it "makes sense" or "rings true".
Maybe I missed out on some knowledge between the spirit world and my human birth, but I wasn't born knowing any of these Laws. Like, the law of free will, karma, etc. etc. They are all ideas from other people that you think, for some reason, are the laws of the universe.
Maybe it makes you feel better thinking you know these universal laws, but I'm not afraid to admit I don't know. Now, all these things aren't out of the realm of possibility, but all I know, and really KNOW, is that I'm here right now, alive and breathing, that I know. But all this new age, old age, we're all One, the Ra material, you name it, in my opinion, are just ideas, theories, and beliefs, because I don't think anyone REALLY knows.
This is my opinion with no disrespect intended.