Tag Archives: afterlife

Not fearing death

I learned when I was about 8 years old that people my age — young people — died, though usually through some sort of accident.

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It’s OK to talk about death

My first conscious memory of pondering an afterlife came at the death of my profoundly disabled, brain damaged older brother. He died at 13 years old, slipping away one winter night from pneumonia.

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Ask An Atheist: Is there an afterlife?

Is there an afterlife?

As someone who is a practical materialist, who does not believe we possess any supernatural spirit apart from the self-awareness generated in our brains, and who furthermore does not believe in any supernatural deities, my answer is a general no.

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