The Fountain of Eternal Life in Cleveland, Ohio is described as symbolizing “Man rising above death, reaching upward to God and toward Peace.”
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?
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
Many worry that radical life extension or the elimination of death will lead to overpopulation and ecological destruction. Continue reading Overpopulation and Technological Immortality
Many people believe that dying is like moving to a better neighborhood. Continue reading Is Love Stronger Than Death?