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Since five billion humans seem to accept that there is a heaven or reincarnation or something after death, then I have to say this is something that comforts the species.

I think most people most of the time use religion to cope with the harsh realities of life rather than to cope with the fear of death. The heaven in afterlife is just an extra benefit tagged on.

Fri, 05 Mar 2010 15:14:00 UTC | #446760