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The Afterlife

Teaching the Greeks and Critical Thinking - Part 10: The Afterlife

Frank Breslin | Posted 08.28.2016 | Education
Frank Breslin

Teacher: Let's say that you're a high-school senior intent on going to college, but you learn from your doctor that you have only six months to live. ...

NBC's 'The Good Place': The Afterlife As It Should Be, With a Minor Glitch or Two

David Hinckley | Posted 08.03.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

The new NBC sitcom The Good Place just might be the most optimistic television show ever. Starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson, The Good Place sugge...

The Importance Of Hell

Ryan Phipps | Posted 07.22.2016 | Religion
Ryan Phipps

HELL As people of faith, we are, in every moment (both public and private) acting according to one of two motivators. Those two motivators are "lo...

Letters From the Damned

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | Posted 12.05.2016 | Religion
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

From Cro-Magnon Woman in Hell: You always hear about Cro-Magnon Man, and I just want everyone to know there were women too amongst us Cromies. All o...

Finding Out Everything I'd Ever Want To Know About The Afterlife

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 01.27.2017 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

This has been a year of terrible loss. And I'm not even counting David Bowie and Leonard Nimoy. I lost a sister. My older sister. Until recently, I'd never lived a day, or an hour, without her. As the shock of her death begins to ebb, I find myself wondering. Where is she?

There Is A Fruitcake On The Moon

Diedre A. Ware | Posted 12.29.2016 | Fifty
Diedre A. Ware

According to an old French proverb, Rome was not built in a day. So, you're going to think I'm totally off the wall, but I believe that the same can ...

Can People In Heaven See Us Down Here?

Joan Gage | Posted 11.20.2016 | Fifty
Joan Gage

I thought that kids were about six-years-old when they started to grapple with the concept of death, but granddaughter Amalia has been obsessing about it since she turned four -- although she's never had a close relative or even a pet pass away. And it's probably my fault.

Entertaining Judgment: Why We Need Stories About the Afterlife

Greg Garrett | Posted 04.15.2015 | Religion
Greg Garrett

Reactions varied widely to the recent news that Alex Malarkey, the young co-author of the bestselling book The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven, had in fact been trying to tell people for a long time that the best selling book about him was a fraud.

A Glimpse Into the Afterlife

Dr. Annie Kagan | Posted 04.22.2013 | Religion
Dr. Annie Kagan

People often ask if hearing Billy's voice from the afterlife is frightening. Not at all. As he speaks, the bliss of his world flows into mine and I feel almost euphoric. According to Billy, this is just the smallest taste of what awaits each of us when we pass into the hereafter.

Channeling Erik: Conversations With My Son in the Afterlife

Elisa Medhus, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisa Medhus, M.D.

Eventually, my research evolved into a new understanding of the quantum physics behind all things metaphysical, converting me from skeptic to believer. I now know the soul survives death.

Global Warming and the Afterlife

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patrick Takahashi

How then is global warming related to the afterlife? No, nothing to do with afterlife being hell, although that might make for a entertaining movie. Simply, for both, logic seems almost irrelevant.