Reincarnation or Past Lives

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Re: Reincarnation or Past Lives

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elengil wrote: Wed Oct 20, 2021 9:49 pmIt does, however, have a bearing on the arguments people use about how "Well nobody alive today has ever experienced [trauma] so that's no excuse"... as those traumatic experiences absolutely can affect children for generations.
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Eating habits can cause changes in metabolism of offspring for generations, too. Even if they aren't raised by their mothers.
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This may be relevant.

His philosophy was a mixture of three famous schools -- the Cynics, the Stoics and the Epicureans -- and summed up all three of them in his famous phrase, 'You can't trust any bugger further than you can throw him, and there's nothing you can do about it, so let's have a drink."

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Quite :love:
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