Agree, usually in the context of asking for proof (evidence) of ANYTHING existing from the spiritual world As a materialists PHILOSOPHY a person who supports the theory that nothing exists except matter and its movements and modifications Definition from Oxford Languages I await the moment when those whom believe in a spiritual aspect within our materialistic realm put SOMETHING on the work bench which is capable of being examined Never happened so far and never will since nothing spiritual exist in our materialistic realm (nothing OBJECTIVE) Go through the thousands of spiritual items purporting to show proof (a spiritual aspect exist) and extract said proof for examination on afore mentioned bench I would disagree. Pony up your evidence please and a fruitful discussion shall be yours Not so. I did point out if one afterlife was possible no philosophical rationale why hundreds could not exist And this is KNOWN by yourself exactly how please? My thoughts on Buddhism run along the lines of the components of my body, after I die, will be recycled and some may end up in other life forms. The other life form will not inherit any aspect of me only the atoms which were once part of my make up My understanding of ALL religions is that they are a human made up story construct designed to explain some aspect of the world, which the story constructor has no idea about, but the made up story makes the story teller appear knowledgeable Materialism is not a religion sorry Which would rob it of said belief aspect. One down, millions more unsustainable beliefs out there to bring to reality or expose as fake Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image! A possible way toward a believable belief Care to write a mini Reader's Digest version in this thread? Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image!