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Stephen Hawking and the Human Soul?

I just finished, "The Universe in a Nutshell" by Stephen Hawking.
What I learned was fascinating. Particles make up the universe and the universe has no proven origin: it's "boundless". Within the concept that there is no origin or starting point, point A, we can only look at where we are or point B. Stephen Hawking says that every move in existence goes through "all possible scenarios". Did you get that? At quantum levels, matter exists simultaneously as particles and as waves- everything happening, is happening simultaneously- ALL possibilities at the same time, resulting in what you observe based on your perception. Nothing exists until it is observed. "The brain, in other words, builds a picture or model." Your reality may be occurring based on your emotions and perceptions: change your emotions and maybe your reality will change.

According to Martin Heidegger, a German philosopher we do not exist inside time, "we are time." H…