and we are beginning to understand that sub-atomic "particles" are made of energy... That would make US ALL Energetic Beings and thus, Eternal. Many ancient cultures as well as the esoteric teachings of major religions knew/know this energy at its purest level to be what we call "LOVE".
ONE Truth. Countless Metaphors.
We are spiritual beings hallucinating "physical" bodies.
"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin