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Conclusive Proof of the Nature of Hell

August 12, 2009

hellAccording to spiritual sages, hell is not a physical reality. it is a delusionary state of consciousness produced by our belief that we are separate from God—and the reflection of that consciousness in the life we create for ourselves here on Earth.

The mind is its own place, and in itself
Can make a Heav’n of Hell, a Hell of Heav’n.
John Milton

God does not punish us; we punish ourselves when we ignore God’s universal laws of right living.

We are our own devils; we drive ourselves out of our Edens.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Then again, if hell does physically exist, questions arise. Such questions are creatively  answered in the following apocryphal story of a hellish college exam!

A thermodynamics professor had written a take-home exam for his graduate students. It had one question: “Is hell exothermic or endothermic? Support your answer with a proof.”

Most of the students (more…)