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Transformation from Human to Spirit

Earthbound spirit creating physical phenomena Agree: 2 divider Disagree: 0


Both Agreements and DisagreementsOftentimes when earth beings think they are seeing a ghost or a spirit, that is not what they are seeing but will see the residual energy of the personality come forth. This residual energy will create the same kinds of experiences that people think they are having when seeing a spirit.

AgreeThere are obviously as many kinds of ghosts and apparitions as there are people. They are alert or as unalert to their situation as you are to your own. They are not fully focused in physical reality, however, either in personality or in form, and this is their main distinction. Some apparitions are thought-forms sent by survival personalities out of lingering deep anxiety. They portray the same compulsive-type behavior that can be seen in many instances in your ordinary experience...For various reasons, such a personality has not learned to assimulate its own experience. The characteristics of such apparitions follow those of a disturbed personality - with some exceptions, however. The whole consciousness is not present...The personality itself is 'safe and sound', but certain portions of it work out unresolved problems, and discharge energy in such a fashion. They are in themselves quite harmless.

Seth Speaks: The Eternal Validity of the Soul, Jane Roberts
pg. 144-145, 1994

Agree'Lancelot', who died aged eight, like Mr. Potter's communicator (p.22) and a 'Guide' (p.31) contrasted natural with enforced death. He said, "Those who want to take their bodies with them" [adding that this applies to "people who are suddenly killed when they are quite well", as well as to those who have lived "earthly lives"] tend to become "earth-spirits" immediately after death-"They can't get away from the body". He explained, "People give out a sort of fluid-stuff called ectoplasm [from the 'vehicle of vitality'] and they make a shape of it that is like their earth-form; they don't want it when they learn to do without it, so they often leave it off almost at once [=they shed the vehicle of vitality] and it goes on in the place where they left it going on, doing over and over again what they last did with it: it isn't anything to matter because it is only ectoplasm, a sort of matter-thing [a 'ghost'. 'wraith', or 'astral shell'] and not anything of mind in it at all. 'Lancelot' then contrasted this 'earthbound', or 'Hades', state with that produced by natural death: he said, "They just go to sleep; they are so glad to be free when they awake. (Letters from Lancelot, Dunstan, 1931, pg 75)

The Supreme Adventure: Analyses of Psychic Communications, Robert Crookall
pg. 28, 1974 Source

It can be shown that an incorporeal and reasonable being has life in itself independently of the body... then it is beyond a doubt bodies are only of secondary importance and arise from time to time to meet the varying conditions of reasonable creatures...They are ever vanishing and ever reappearing.