but, to me, these "past life" memories, if they are physically housed in the body, as I believe they are -- perhaps passed on as part of our DNA (how, for example, does it always seem as if people reincarnate looking much the same, with similar body types?)
if so, is this thing that reincarnates what we call "the soul"
and is the soul, then, hard-wired in to our body through the DNA strands ??
I think, more and more, that perhaps it is