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The Afterlife

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One way that humans have devised for dealing with the tragedy of death and the knowledge of our own mortality is to develop complex visions of what might follow death. Major religions teach the immortality of the soul and put forward an afterlife of reward or punishment; some teach that human souls cycle eternally, life after life. Even though the theories may have many similarities, there are a very few aspects related to death in ancient culture that we could consider as obsolete and horrifying.

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