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Is there an afterlife? of any sort

Hi everyone, Do you think there is an afterlife of any sort?

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there is no evidence of an afterlife. there is no anecdotal data concerning an afterlife, despite bright tunnel white light so-called experiences of some surely sincere folks who had weird dreams while being technically (and extremely briefly) "dead." there is a lot of evidence for there being no possibility whatsoever of an afterlife (such as our consciousness being the result of electrical and chemical activity in the brain; if the brain is dead, there's nobody left to experience an afterlife). no one has yet undergone a soulectomy or a spiritotomy, or even an incarnationoscopy. people who believe in an afterlife usually offer the reasoning that "there must be" or "i want there to be." if wishes were fishes, no one would be hungry (except possibly fish).

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genessa Level 8 Nov 30, 2018
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Yes. This is it. We're all already dead and have been placed in an afterlife of endless social media.

PalacinkyPDX Level 7 Nov 30, 2018
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No. After death, you decompose and become an essential part of the nutrient cycle. Your organic matter will be used as fertiliser by the proverbial daisies. Go and live a life of purpose and make a difference (however small) for the benefit of your fellowmen. Eat. Drink. Love. Be Merry. Do Not Pray to any God (it will take you nowhere).

Your 'afterlife' will be how you will be remembered by those you have helped change their lives for the better. Seize the Day.

jemzet8 Level 6 Nov 30, 2018
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No evidence for an afterlife whatsoever.

LilyProudAtheist Level 3 Nov 30, 2018
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No. Was there a before life? This is the one and only life we get so enjoy it to the fullest every day.

IngloriousLama Level 3 Nov 30, 2018
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Think of it as being recycled. Unrecognisable from what existed before.
It does not matter just accept what is.

powder Level 7 Nov 30, 2018
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From stardust you came, to stardust you'll go
If there is an afterlife, it's because your stardust is used to create life.

PrettyHate Level 3 Nov 30, 2018
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All the atoms in your body will enjoy a near eternal afterlife, sometimes incorporated into the living bodies of other intelligent beings.

John_Tyrrell Level 6 Nov 30, 2018
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No only afterbirth lol

Falcone17east Level 5 Nov 30, 2018
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My component atoms will continue after my brain death. I have no idea where those atoms will go.

irascible Level 8 Nov 30, 2018
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How can we know? Anybody that could have experienced it is not able to tell us. There could be, but then again, maybe this is it. If there is I doubt it is what anybody expects.

WheresDaveNow Level 3 Nov 30, 2018
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I don't worry or think about it. It is just a distraction from the life I am now living. If there ios one, I cna wit until i die to find out and I'll just deal with it them.

snytiger6 Level 8 Nov 30, 2018
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I have no reason to think there is an afterlife of the literal sort, but you say "of any sort" so yes, there is an afterlife of the metaphorical sort. There is life after death of ego-identity, which, I suspect, may be the original intent of that phrase.

skado Level 8 Nov 30, 2018
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Only in the memories of those whose lives you have touched, for good or ill.

The-Krzyz Level 6 Nov 30, 2018
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it is simple as this , you are born and then you are put in pine box. Which, your corps will till the end of time.

freedom41 Level 7 Nov 30, 2018
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How can we know? Anybody that could have experienced it is not able to tell us. There could be, but then again, maybe this is it. If there is I doubt it is what anybody expects.

WheresDaveNow Level 3 Nov 30, 2018
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No. Those who claim there is one can prodcuce no evidence to support their claim, and all available evidence against the claim points towards our consciousness ceasing to exist when our brains stop functioning. Believing that there is another life after death is understandable wishful thinking, but it is very hard to see how it could work.

CeliaVL Level 7 Nov 30, 2018
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No, unless you were a musical composer, then there is as you decompose.

Bobby9 Level 7 Nov 30, 2018
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Yes!!
I’m
Not sure what, but I feel there has to be something

emarie Level 3 Nov 30, 2018
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Only insofar as you affect the lives of others who go on after you...who affect the lives of still others...etc. Seems more elegant, as well as more true, than any other afterlife I've heard of.

greyeyed123 Level 4 Nov 30, 2018
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I don't think there is. Once the brain dies, there's no more consciousness. It's a function of brain activity.

KissedbySun Level 7 Nov 30, 2018
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That's a pretty open-ended question. You will get so many different responses because everyone has their own opinion. In my opinion, no not at all. After life my body is going to a university. That's about all of an afterlife there is.

Eriador Level 4 Nov 30, 2018
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Nope. That's why he have to make the most of our time here.

JoeVZ Level 3 Dec 7, 2018
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No. Nothing

Drashokn Level 1 Dec 7, 2018
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No - I wish there were at least on a conscious level but I've seen no evidence thus far that would convince me that there is.

SLBushway Level 6 Dec 7, 2018
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Some kind of afterlife could be possible, but only if there is a god.

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