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Jordan Reeves

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In ten words or less, what is a question no one (yet) knows the answer to?

Is there life outside of our planet?

What's a bigger factor in our development: environment or genetics?

Is there any real truth, or is everything relative?

What will the earth be like in 100 years?

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  • Dec 6 2011: What will I be in my next life, if there will be a next life, and why?
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      Dec 8 2011: This is so fun to think about, right?
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      Dec 9 2011: Next life won't be yours by definition, it will be another life.
      • Dec 9 2011: How do you know?
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          Dec 10 2011: Here is a way to think about it. What do you remember about your last life? The answer is you don't remember because a) it wasn't your life, b) self awareness and personality of who you are (the "I") does not cross the termination of your life, or c) the environment, the nature and the nurture of each life is what defines our lives, therefore it is impossible for your "life" to live that other life because of these factors.
    • Dec 9 2011: You would first need to be really clear what you mean by 'I'.... !

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