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Theos-World Response to Andrew on Population

May 07, 1999 07:45 AM
by Gerald Schueler

>> G de Purucker commented on the same subject once that human beings
are out of incarnation much longer than we are in incarnation - ie we
are literally a long time dead! There is therefore, a much larger
reservior of souls out of incarnation than on the Earth at any one time
(he said, I believe by a ratio of 100 to 1).>>

Andrew, although I am a fan of G de P, his 100 to 1 ratio is
not enough to account for the time spent out of incarnation.
He also said that the average lifetime on Earth was about
15 years (probably true), and that this meant an average
between-life-time of 1,500 years.  Of course, this means
that if we live 80 years, we can expect a between-life-time
of 8,000 years.  That still doesn't make it, because we
know very well that 8,000 years ago there were not this
many people in incarnation.  The archeological evidence
suggests to me that the 100 to 1 ratio is a very gross 
yardstick, because most of us are likely in dis-embodiment
for as much as 10,000 or even 100,000 to 1 ratios.

Jerry S.

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