A Relatively Simple Afterlife Question

Question from Jason: Besides our energy living on for all eternity (watch 10 Myths About Death at 1:50) is any other afterlife possible? Is any, all (especially regarding Hell) of http://www.evangelicaloutreach.org/ telling the truth? I am Fira777 on YouTube. Answer by SmartLX: I’ve written a great deal on the afterlife, because of course many are … Continue reading “A Relatively Simple Afterlife Question”

Clinging to Afterlife

Question from Lee: I just want to ask what do you guys think about the afterlife (after you die), because that’s the only thing that’s keeping me believing in God but I don’t pray to God because why would I pray to someone who is powerful enough to create a world of peace but instead … Continue reading “Clinging to Afterlife”

No Afterlife, No Purpose?

Question from Josh: Do you have a purpose in your life without there being a possible god? If so what is it and what good is it without an afterlife? Answer by SmartLX: Andrea wrote about purpose in a previous answer, but I don’t think I’ve had my chance yet. First, I’ve never said there … Continue reading “No Afterlife, No Purpose?”

Near Death Experiences – does Christianity “win”?

Question from Kustav: I was wondering something with regards to Near Death Experiences. Why is it that I can find numerous NDEs where the experience entails Jesus, but I cannot find any NDEs where a Muslim for example meets Muhammad, or a Hindu meets Krishna. I have however, read stories of Atheists, Jews, Muslims, and … Continue reading “Near Death Experiences – does Christianity “win”?”

Seeking the Source of Hell

Question from Jakob: Hello, I am back again. So my fear of hell has came back a little, just a little. So anyway do you know of any good books on the origin of hell and similar Christian mythology? Answer by SmartLX: Hell’s a little bit specific for a whole book. There is The History … Continue reading “Seeking the Source of Hell”

The View from Outside (your body)

Question from Violeta: I am currently an agnostic, and I do believe in evolution, the Big Bang, I am a big fan of Richard Dawkins, Laurence Krauss, Hawking, just to name a few atheists. I think that for the most part, science does its job when explaining the universe, and the world in general. However, … Continue reading “The View from Outside (your body)”

What Nightmares May Come

Question from Chelsea: Besides disrespect for the planet and a willingness (or even eagerness) to die for a religious cause, what are other negative consequences of maintaining belief in an afterlife? Answer by SmartLX: Well, don’t belittle those two points for a start, because they can cause a whole lot of damage all by themselves. … Continue reading “What Nightmares May Come”

Left Christianity, but Hell followed you out?

Question from Chris: I was raised Christian until I found a Jewish website that explained how the New Testament contradicts the Old. I now describe myself as agnostic, but I’m still afraid that there may be a hell. This is stopping me from living my life and while I doubt that I’ll become a Christian … Continue reading “Left Christianity, but Hell followed you out?”

Heaven’s Cold Comfort

Question from Tsahpina: If the religious really believe there is an afterlife and/or paradise, for those who believe in such, why do they cry when someone dear to them dies and why are they afraid of their own death? I do not mean this as rhetorical question, but since Ivery much doubt any religious person … Continue reading “Heaven’s Cold Comfort”

Demons and gods and the Big Bang oh my!

Arushi asks… Okay so I am an atheist and I am 13 yo girl from India !! Yes , India but my mom and dad were quite supportive of my act … I read about different stuff from the Internet and then I read about Stephen hawking and all his books and he says that … Continue reading “Demons and gods and the Big Bang oh my!”