Heaven and Hell

Ted Howard NZ's Blog

18 January 2014 ~ Question of the Day ~ Heaven and Hell

Do you believe in heaven and hell existing as some independent planes apart from this earth-plane of ours?

I’m with Judi and Holly

It seems to me that reality is neutral. We make our existence into heaven or hell by the interpretations we make of it.

It seems to me beyond any shadow of reasonable doubt that our existence as thinking feeling entities is directly related to the patterns of electrical and chemical and electrochemical activity in our brains; and that death of the brain is the end of our individuality.

It seems that stories like heaven and hell have evolved as mechanisms of social control, and there is no doubt that in times when most people had to spend most of their time working, that such stories served a useful social purpose. It seems clear to me…

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