more about reincarnation and life after death. The birth defects were nearly always of rare types. A talent for music, or any other talent, is a gift given by God, but it takes a long time (many lives) to develop this talent to the level of genius. Where did I get this interest and ability?
So, back to how you cant have it both ways. Karma means we need to take full responsibility for anything that happens. Dr Stevensons cases, but also strongly suggests reincarnation as the best explanation for the phenomenon. When something tragic happens to people who do not seem to deserve it (as crippling injury or death) it may be the return of karma on them. I've long ago forgotten most of what happened to me at five. The cases of 210 such children have been investigated. Gregory of Nyssa called him the prince of Christian knowledge in the third century. Most references to these doctrines were probably removed from the Bible. Gosh I hope that makes even a little bit of sense. . They may want to redeem more karma, balancing karma of many lifetimes in one life.