Is there life after death? Perhaps no other question is more fundamental to the human experience than this one. The majority of people believe in some form of the afterlife. But, the question is whether there is anything to back up these beliefs?
Do we have an innate knowledge of the afterlife in the same way that we know right and wrong? Or, are we simply participating in wishful thinking?
On some issues, theism and atheism seem to be diametrically opposed. For example, there is little room for compromise between the two groups on the question of whether God exists. Likewise, the wall that separates intelligent design and evolution couldn’t be higher.
But, what about the question of life after death? Certainly, most religions believe in life after death. Are there any reasons for atheists to believe in the possibility of the afterlife?
One of the best things about managing our community is having the opportunity to ask all of you your opinions about life after death. After all, despite what others may claim, no-one really knows what happens when we die. So, your guess is really as good as mine!
That said, I do believe that there are interesting things to learn from the way that each of us looks at life after death. After all, questioning our mortality is not just about what happens to us after we die – it is about how we choose to live.
Would you like to live forever? It’s a deceptively simple question. If you are like most people, your gut reaction might have been a simple “sure, why not?” Then, as …