Originally Posted by Dan.Linehan
I'm curious why souls would want to incarnate into a ghetto / thug / criminal / starving environment. It seems like a lot of kids don't really get a chance when born into certain contexts.
Assuming the souls had this choice, I would think they'd place themselves there for the challenge of surviving or overcoming their circumstances. It seems like growth tends to speed up in painful situations. Maybe they wanted their entire life experience to be a time of (potentially) fast growth.