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    (Original post by Edenr)
    Well, one of the defining properties of heaven is that it God is present there. If He were non-existent, the concept of heaven would make no sense.
    that makes more sense.

    but its not really meant to be an exact technical definition, its not even supposed to be a replica of a religious heaven...

    basically supposed to be like as life is now - not some idyllic cloud-fantasy where heaven is personal to everyone

    and who knows, maybe being forced to worship a diety could be someones idea of a hell, being constantly under his eye (even more than his omnipresent earth-self)

    Or maybe being in non-existance for infinity is someones idea of hell, so they may see eternal existance as their own "heaven" - surely the definition cant be as precise as that
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    The idea of an afterlife whether virtual or spiritual doesn't appeal to me - what would you do for eternity? The Christian idea of a heaven crammed with only worthy souls sounds terrible, your virtual one (assumedly full of animals and stuff like the real world) sounds better, but I think after 70 years of living I'd just like to die, permanently, in peace!
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    (Original post by Confused_Jim)
    The idea of an afterlife whether virtual or spiritual doesn't appeal to me - what would you do for eternity? The Christian idea of a heaven crammed with only worthy souls sounds terrible, your virtual one (assumedly full of animals and stuff like the real world) sounds better, but I think after 70 years of living I'd just like to die, permanently, in peace!
    Really? i wouldnt mind eternity lol, give me a more laidback prospective on everything

    but no way would i want to be in a Christian heaven - i'd hate to be Gods ***** for the rest of eternity and forced to kiss his ass every waking second lol

    hmm yeah but i guess we cant ever really know what happens after death - maybe we are all part of a matrix system and we end up in another world under control by evil beings

    hm i can see your point about permenamt rest - being stuck with only your conscience for eternity would be, to say the least, f***ing horrible!
 
 
 
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