The idea of an after-life creates a schism within all human life that, necessarily, allows for a concept of conclusion that is always head-banging and cringing (if only for someone else) and, at all times, equally distressing at all times on all points for all beliefs.
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We say "the frog is green" and suppose that the greenness is an intrinsic feature of the frog.
The other night my five year old daughter asked me who made God. The casual conversation as I helped Nora to bed usually consisted of our revisiting the day’s highlights and considering what’s ahead tomorrow. But this night Nora decided to abruptly up the anti, and I, knocked off balance for a moment, struggled to find a response.