Originally Posted by Max Power
People are so attached to their humanity that they will fight to the bitter end to defend it's position. If there is something before being born into humanity and something after that humanity, then that thing must be with us as humanity, therefore humanity if anything is a by product or a manifestation of that thing that is not actually humanity.
That's the core of the problem. "IF there is something."
I don't think anyone could know. I see it as beyond man's capacity for knowledge. I'm curious about how one could find out, but so far I haven't seen convincing proof of any model of metaphysics, simply because there's no data to base any decision on.