The population of the world was in 1900. By the end of this year, 2011, it will reach 7 billion.
How do those facts square with the concept of rebirth?
Where are those 5 + billion new people coming from?
In reading the scriptures, there are two kinds of mistakes:
One mistake is to cling to the literal text and miss the inner principles.
The second mistake is to recognize the principles but not apply them to your own mind, so that you waste time and just make them into causes of entanglement.