We all know what it means to die. Your heart stops beating, blood no longer flows in your veins, and brain activity ceases. But what then? What happens after we die—what happens after life? The search for an answer to these questions has gone on for as long as people have known they were alive. Over the millennia, various conclusions have been reached. Some claim there is no afterlife while many posit that a person’s eternal fate is dictated by their actions on earth. Continue the search here.

QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION AND PERSONAL REFLECTION

  1. What versions of the afterlife make sense to you?
  2. Do you agree that the search for an afterlife is embedded in every person’s heart? If so, why do you think this is?
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