No Afterlife? No Problem! How to Face Oblivion Like a Pro

You are going to die. So am I. These are facts.

Photo: Eduardo Mineo via Flickr

You are going to die. So am I. These are facts.

The question of how to deal with the reality of death is one as old as mankind. Billions of people, living and dead, have put their hopes on an afterlife. The promise of Heaven, Valhalla, Elysium, reincarnation, or even a decent hell makes death but an inconvenience.

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Why This Is the Most Important Joke John Cleese Has Ever Heard

John Cleese was in super sarcastic form during his recent Reddit AMA.

John Cleese as Basil Fawlty, Graffiti in Lisbon, Portugal.

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The Origins of Mormon Polygamy—and Its Spiritual Loophole

Polygamy has been denounced by the Mormon church for more than 100 years. So why does the stereotype persist?

Brides on the warpath in Zoetermeer. Photo by Zoetnet on Flickr (www.flickr.com/photos/zoetnet)

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New Study Reveals Which People Fear Death the Least

Does the thought of death make you anxious? A new study suggests that the fear of mortality isn't really about the afterlife at all. 

Pope Francis and Richard Dawkins, both positively cheery in the face of death.

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