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The spirit real is not physically detectable; but physical things are affected by it.

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Submitted by Michael S (United States), Jun 22, 2015 at 07:36

Hi, Waz

what are they travelling into?

We have no idea -- it's beyond our ability to ever know in these bodies.

Maybe not making sense, but this very thing is observed in quantum realm - 'particles' appearing out of nothing spontaneously.

Particles don't come from nothing: They simply don't appear until they have absorbed sufficient energy. A metaphor would be a child not being born until coming to full term -- It still exists in the womb.

Many reasons - education and having a sense of history for one thing. And not having a backward , stagnating , regressive belief system also helps. Plus having a cultural background that does not treat spite and anger as virtues.

The underlying reality, is that people do what they do because of what is going on in their invisible, undetectable spirits. We respond to stimuli in our brains; but how we respond, what choices we make, is not automatic nor predetermined.

Hardly 'conscious' behaviour though. They just can't get to the point where they get the insight that allows them to see that everything they do - they do to themselves. Maybe it's a genetic thing.

Whether or not someone kills someone, blows himself up, knifes a Jew, etc. -- this is all conscious behavior; and the legal systems of all countries will tell you this. These things happen in the invisible, spiritual part of a person. Two prisoners are interrogated: One confesses whatever he's told to confess, readily, without coercion. Another endures great torture before confessing. Both have the same potential for agony -- these things are't decided in the flesh; they're spiritual.

You said "maybe" it's genetic. I was a lab instructor. I didn't accept "maybe" as a scientific observation. A normal man is attracted to women it's genetically determined. Whether or not he decides to violate his neighbor's wife, however, is a matter of choice: it is not genetic. If my father was a murderer, I am still not excused for committing murder. Some wigged-out radicals might think I should be; but this is a lie. Whether one chooses to accept it or not, we live in an invisible, spiritual realm, which is independent of our bodies.

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