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Does afterlife need God?
Does afterlife need God?
Let's say that there came up some hard evidence that afterlife exists, would that neccesarily prove that (some) God exists or could that world exist without any God, like this one does? I mean could that world also have a natural explanation?
teachings of the Bible are so muddled and self-contradictory that it was possible for Christians to happily burn heretics alive for five long centuries. It was even possible for the most venerated patriarchs of the Church, like St. Augustine and St. Thomas Aquinas, to conclude that heretics should be tortured (Augustine) or killed outright (Aquinas). Martin Luther and John Calvin advocated the wholesale murder of heretics, apostates, Jews, and witches. - Sam Harris, "Letter To A Christian Nation"
RE: Does afterlife need God?
Natural for that world, but more than likely, beyond anything humans could comprehend.
RE: Does afterlife need God?
An afterlife could be nature's way of recycling "souls". Perfectly natural.

What an afterlife won't do is keep your memories backed up to usb!
Special snowflakes will no doubt say: pfft, what the fuck is the use of that Dunno if I can't be me?
No God, No fear.
Know God, Know fear.
RE: Does afterlife need God?
If an afterlife consisted of ghosts floating about (for lack of a better term) I don't see that would necessarily require a deity.
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Evolution - Adapt or be eaten.
RE: Does afterlife need God?
I can't think of any serious objection to a godless afterlife.

‘Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted.’ Ralph Waldo Emerson
RE: Does afterlife need God?
Hey, I found a cave! That proves dragons!...

An afterlife (natural, supernatural, ultra mega natural, doesn't matter) could only certify it's own existence.
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RE: Does afterlife need God?
Jonathan Livingston Seagull.
RE: Does afterlife need God?
Of COURSE there is an afterlife.

That' s the good news.

The bad news?

You'd not in it if you're dead


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