Category Archives: Immortality

Should I Choose To Live Forever? A Debate

I have just been made aware of a new book, Should I Choose To Live Forever? A Debate

The book is a debate between the philosophers Stephen Case–who answers the question in the negative, and John Martin Fischer—who answers in the affirmative. The book also includes a Foreword by Lord Martin Rees, the current Astronomer Royal of the United Kingdom. Continue reading Should I Choose To Live Forever? A Debate

Is There an Afterlife?

The Fountain of Eternal Life in Cleveland, Ohio is described as symbolizing “Man rising above death, reaching upward to God and toward Peace.”[1]

Belief in immortality is widespread, as anthropological studies reveal, but most people regard death as the ultimate tragedy and crave continued existence. Yet there is little if any evidence for immortality; and we do not personally know anyone who came back from the dead to tell us about an afterlife. Continue reading Is There an Afterlife?

Do We Survive Death? Discussed in One Page

The idea of an immortal soul – For Socrates, this meant something in you that is indestructible. For St. Paul the immortality of the soul meant your non-physical soul would be reunited with a new physical body at judgment day [The idea that you die and then go to a paradise or punishment is a Greek idea; it is not Christian orthodoxy.] Continue reading Do We Survive Death? Discussed in One Page