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Is There Life After Death?

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Is there life after death? We recognize the radical disruption that death represents. In a moment, your memories, your experiences, your personality all seem to disappear. With your last breath, you cease to exist. From dust you came and to dust you return.

Is there more? The questions perplex us even today. Could we ever know if there was anything beyond the grave? How? Perhaps some essential part of us survives death and existsforever? Many ideas have been proposed: an immortal soul, a resurrected body, or a reincarnated being. Why are such beliefs so ubiquitous, when the evidence is so inconclusive? And if we could live on, would we necessarily want to?

The question haunted our earliest ancestors, and the answer remains elusive to this day. In this series of essays, we asked philosophers, theologians, and scientists: Is there life after death?

Is There Life After Death? - Big Ideas
 
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IMO no


HOWEVER

time doesn't run in a straight line.

so a person can conceivably be alive in one time dimension and dead in the other.

There are 11 dimensions btw - 5 years ago we all thought there were only 3.
 
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I sincerely hope not. One existence is more than enough...one that ends. Endlessness is just...boring.
 
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What evidence have you looked at?
If there was Life After Death, we would be crowded by Ancient Eyptians trying to tell us their secret embalming recipes; Siamese monks pestering us to remember the Stanzas; Australian Aboriginals lecturing on the Lizard Men at every turn.

Consider how many individual unique human souls have walked this earth we all sit on since humanity began. It is TRILLIONS, not billions.

if there was Life after Death, we would all have seen At Least One probably Dozens, in fact your front yard would resemble Times Square.

As it is, not one single verifable sighting has ever occurred.

Its called EVIDENCE CPU and you should really start to appreciate it a bit more. If theres no Evidence of it existing (despite millions of folk insisting it does), it probably doesn't.
 
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Won't bother me when so many people wake up in the Astral after death & wonder what is going on.
well we wont all be so goddam LONELY

id appreciate a Napoleonic soldier on my sofa, right now. Just for a chat.
 
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Long before the Internet,
Long before my parents had a colour TV,
Long before I had a library card,
Long before I knew where to look,
Long before I knew what Buddhism is,
Long before I know what I know now,
Long before I came out of the fog of confusion,
A long conversation with my voices,
I knew that death is not an end,
I don't need to prove anything,
I just know,
Always have done,
That's it not an end,
Only physically.
 
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By a Ouija board then & hold a seance.
BELIEF would be required

I don't believe so I wont be buying a Ouija board

its YOU that's got them all queued up just waiting to bust through

not me.

don't be offended; I have the same problem when watching Happy Valley. Unbelievable plot lines turn an otherwise ripping story into a 4/10, best.
 
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I love reading about the afterlife, and peoples experience with it. It is one of my most enjoyable pastimes.

I have read quite a few books, but still the inner workings of heaven is quite mysterious.

I used to be a non-believer, and reasoned that this was the only life we have, and you better enjoy it and make the most of it. That made life quite stressful for me.
 
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I love reading about the afterlife, and peoples experience with it. It is one of my most enjoyable pastimes.

I have read quite a few books, but still the inner workings of heaven is quite mysterious.

I used to be a non-believer, and reasoned that this was the only life we have, and you better enjoy it and make the most of it. That made life quite stressful for me.
I can relate to this. At times when I've really been struggling, I have clung to the hope I have of eternal life. I really look forward to seeing some people again. :)
 
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I read a book called 90 minutes in heaven. It was about a guy that was completely dead for ninety minutes and then miraculously came back to life. It was fascinating, though much of the book was about his recovery after coming back. A very good read though.
 
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I read a book called 90 minutes in heaven. It was about a guy that was completely dead for ninety minutes and then miraculously came back to life. It was fascinating, though much of the book was about his recovery after coming back. A very good read though.
I've read that too.
 
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