Afterlife

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Since the beginning of human life on Earth, one question has bothered our society more than anything else. This question, as easiest as it might sound, is the one question that had driven our society more and more towards new ideas, new inventions, and new perspectives. Is the one question that while trying to give an answer to it, has defined us: from reasonable to unreasonable, from the most intelligent creation that has ever walked on the face of the Earth, to simply: beasts Man, by nature, is a curious being, always wondering, always asking, and always searching for one thing that he does not have, for one thing that he does not know. Always why and how and what. These questions has driven human society to the…show more content…
The Talmud gives another interpretation, which is that after death the soul is brought to judgment, and those who have lived a pure life will enter into the World to Come and sinners will enter Gehenna a place for the purification of the soul. Another perspective for the afterlife according to Judaism is Reincarnation, even though we do not have any example in the Talmud for this, reincarnation is strongly emphasized by rabbis throughout the world. (Buber, 1928). Two other religious, both based on Judaism, Christianity and Islam, shared the same ideas about the afterlife. According to Christian scriptures, as well as in Islamic one, people after their death go either to heaven or hell. In Islamic belief are known as Jannat and Jahannam. Once they are dead their soul will be judged and the righteous and those who are free of sin will go to paradise, those who are judge as carrying mortal sins will go to hell. Earthly life is only a temporary one; it is only a test for those who want to enter Heaven’s gate and worship their creator eternally. In Western and Middle Eastern civilization, the perception for the afterlife is quite the same, you either go to heaven or hell. But in Eastern religions such perception is not acceptable. In Hinduism according to Bhagavat Gita a book of

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