Even if you took God out of the equation there is far too much evidence that suggests there is life after death. Tales of reincarnation, ghost stories, out of body experiences where they one back with knowledge they could not have possibly known or observed things that are other worldly and unfamiliar to them. I’ve literally heard thousands myself because this is one thing my wife is really into. Even taking into account charlatans / hoaxers the evidence is overwhelming. I’m guessing once the scientific immunity really e mbraces this that the liberals may start to worry. Maybe they have been the ones with closed minds that lacked sufficient creativity or imagination to believe that another reality may exist right around them. After you usually can’t see nitrogen or oxygen but you breath it every day.
I believe. I’ve read the books by George Anderson and went with a colleague to see John Edwards once in one of his performances. Edwards contacted this colleague’s deceased father and told him things that Edwards had no way of knowing - such as that the father spoke in tongues at church when he was alive.
After my best friend (not the colleague mentioned above) was murdered, his family and I went to a psychic. The psychic said that my deceased friend wanted his family to have the $100 dollars that he had hidden in his room. His room was locked and we had to climb in through a window, but the $100 bill was right where we were told to find it.
My friend’s spirit also told the psychic to tell us to forgive his murderer and to feel compassion for him.
A pursuit of investigation that has dropped the assumption of spirit would not be able to arrive back at a conclusion of the existence of spirit. However, spirit has been accepted by all mankind as a postulate for all known recorded history until the advent of modern materialism. People would differ over the effective existence, identity, and qualities of a God or gods, but not about the existence of spirit.
Denial of spirit or at least of spirit’s power over humans has brought a lot of false comfort to atheists and agnostics. However this throws them, at best, upon the impoverished rags and tags of meaningless psychology and a world that can never say “ought” or “should” but at most can say “does.”