Is the idea of reincarnation just religious superstition or new-age wishful thinking? Reincarnation is spoken of in many cultures and religions as something that occurs to souls when they have lessons that still need to be learned in physical incarnation. For example, let’s say I was born into a rich family and coasted through life in comfort and freedom without struggle. When I return home to the spirit realm, I may need to reincarnate again into the physical plane to experience struggle and hardship in order to fully appreciate what comfort and freedom are. Some return for lessons, some apparently return to alleviate karma from past-lives, and some return simply to do good work on the earth and help other souls evolve here. But is there any scientific credibility to the belief in reincarnation?


Before we answer this question, it’s helpful to remember that we do not need hard…

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