Thursday, November 16, 2017

Fact of the Day: Patton Reincarnation

Controversial WWII general George S. Patton wasn't exactly known well for his faith in the Bible but he was a devout Christian man in his personal life. Ironically Patton also believed in reincarnation, and believed he lived many different lives, but always as a soldier. 

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  1. So often the way people use "faith"; to simply reinforce their own personal desires.

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  2. That's interesting. Hugs...RO

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  3. Interesting things we learn about people.

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  4. Wow ~ I find that fascinating, Adam! I'm an agnostic, but I've always had a tiny unshakable voice deep inside me that insists that I have lived before. I push it down because scientific me finds the idea preposterous, but I've never been able to kill that voice.

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  5. I think he really was in love with the old Roman times as well. He was a different bird that's for sure

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  6. Well some believe you keep getting reincarnated until you reach a certain level of existence and no longer need to come back. Patton is probably still working on it. Or is that karma?

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  7. Good for him for thinking outside of the box.

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  8. He was an interesting guy, and our richest general during WWII.

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    1. Also the most self-centred.
      He romanced a lot on this reincarnation business.

      The movie "Patton" depicts him rather well.
      He hated Field MarshallMontgomery ( an ally) and admired Generalfeldmarshall Rommel ( an adversary). Really an enigma of a man.
      He gave Eisenhower and Omar Bradley headaches.........it was no wonder that Eisenhower was a chain smoker.
      Colin

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