Whereas the Western narratives end to focus on an imagined ‘paranormal’ reason for her death, the Chinese narratives focus on the unjust nature of her death, and the apparent failure of the Western police (and other authorities) to pursue the matter properly.
Although there is every form of evidence for the existence of the physical world (with regard to it being ‘sensed’), there is no similar evidence to ‘prove’ in the material sense that religion ‘exists’ either on this plane, or any other.
‘Possibly the Western dichotomy between “material reality” and mental images is exaggerated or even false. Our nervous system has the power and resources to create
Like the religious zealot who is continuously trying to gain converts for his or her religion, the Ancient Astronaut Theorist is continuously reacting to those who do not accept their interpretation of history, and they dichotomise the world into the ‘believers’ and ‘heretics’. This is no different to religious thinking modified to serve the purpose of perpetuating yet another myth – namely that of the early visitation to the earth by ancient astronauts.
Just as people believed ‘miracles’ happened during the religiously dominated medieval period, people living in the post-modern era continue this tradition and ‘believe’ that they too are also experiencing paranormal events.
Thich Quang Duc’s action produced a mind altering paradigm shift throughout the world that is still being discussed today. He demonstrated the power of Buddhist mind control during a very painful death – whereas no Christian believers (beyond the realms of imagination, superstition, or the paranormal) have managed to rise from the dead.