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by Erlaksoo Astralmirk
Mon Nov 16, 2015 1:08 am
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Is eternity in heaven logically impossible?
Replies: 42
Views: 5259

Re: Is eternity in heaven logically impossible?

And, of course, it's not strictly "you" that goes to heaven; it's only the spiritual part, which might not identify itself as the same self that you presently identify as 'you'; indeed, it might not even be part of 'you' at all, but a component that is actually is part of God, that He lends out for...
by Erlaksoo Astralmirk
Mon Nov 16, 2015 12:40 am
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Is eternity in heaven logically impossible?
Replies: 42
Views: 5259

Re: Is eternity in heaven logically impossible?

No, your reasoning is astute. The mistake is in assuming that an experience of eternity, which is, by definition, not everlasting, but outside of time altogether, is any different from an experience of death. That inabilility to detect the more likely times is present in heaven for another reason. ...
by Erlaksoo Astralmirk
Thu Nov 12, 2015 3:08 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Religion
Topic: Is eternity in heaven logically impossible?
Replies: 42
Views: 5259

Is eternity in heaven logically impossible?

I have been struggling with a thought which I haven't been able to find an answer to. My thought is this: If a person is to spend a finite time on earth, let´s say 100 years, but an eternity in heaven, wouldn't it be very unlikely that this person at a certain moment would be on earth? Wouldn't it b...
by Erlaksoo Astralmirk
Fri Jun 05, 2015 11:34 pm
Forum: Philosophy of Mind
Topic: On the nature of the soul
Replies: 2
Views: 795

On the nature of the soul

I have been thinking about the soul and have come to some "conclusions" which might seem surprising but makes sense if you think about it (I hope). I experience and feel emotions, feelings, qualia or whatever you want to call it. To me it seems as the "experiencer" (the "I", the soul, the "object" t...