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What is death?

Discussion in 'General Afterlife Discussions' started by Jaytee, Dec 7, 2018.

  1. Jaytee

    Jaytee New Member

    Hi all new to this forum. Always been interested in after life, the meaning of life, and where we come from topics etc.

    When asked what is death, or should we fear death my answer is always simple.

    every single person on the planet has experienced death, Death is ceasing to be in the human body you currently occupy. Before birth non of us existed in this body we currently live in. Therefore we have all been to the place called death.
    We have no memory of that time, but I believe for the millions of years before I became of this body and planet I wasn't just nothing. So therefore after my time in this body ends I will return to that which I was before.

    We have already been dead before our parents gave us life.
     
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  2. mac

    mac senior member Staff Member

    welcome to ALF :)

    quote: "We have already been dead before our parents gave us life."

    We have already lived elsewhere before we incarnated on this last (or the first) occasion. Parents don't give us life - they simply provide an opportunity for us to live here in this world - again or for the first time. ;)
     
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  3. mac

    mac senior member Staff Member

    Unlikely unless you're also claiming that nobody is here for their first time ever - how could you know that was the case?
     
  4. bluebird

    bluebird Well-Known Member

    I've seen this argument made before. In my opinion, not existing before this life on Earth, or existing in spirit in a before life/afterlife, is not the same as death. Similar, perhaps, in some ways, but not the same.
     
  5. mac

    mac senior member Staff Member

    It's certainly not the same because physical death is entirely a transient state. It's simply what happens when we pass from this physical dimension of existence to an 'etheric' one.

    It's been said by discarnate teachers that even the transition between 'levels' is a kind of death because it's an irreversible change. When we move from one 'level' of spiritual existence to the following one there's no going back other than transiently if there's a particular reason for that to happen.
     

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