From International Viewpoints (IVy) Issue 16 - April 1994
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You're a Thetan, Too
Jim Burtles, England
'Tell me Thetan(1), if you're so bloody clever
How come you don't live forever?'
'Well, young man, I think you've guessed,
What I seem to be is only MEST(2)'
'My spirit is the part that knows,
and leaves this body when it goes.
I'll return again, as a little one,
as I always have, since time begun.'
'Thetan, I do find that hard to swallow.
You say there's another life to follow?'
'Of course, I doubted once, just like you
Before I came to know it to be true.'
'You and I are very much the same.
This life on Earth is just another game,
complete with rules and some prizes too.
I am a thetan; but then so are you!'
(1)Thetan - The traditional symbol
for thought or spirit is the Greek letter, theta, q . A Thetan
is the individual himself.
(2)MEST - Abbreviation for
Mass, Energy, Space and Time which are the material elements of the
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