Re: Desirability of immortality (was: ABC TELEVISION)

Michael Lorrey (
Wed, 18 Feb 1998 12:02:42 -0500

Warrl kyree Tale'sedrin wrote:

> > From: Anders Sandberg <>
> > In discussions like this it is always fun to ask why people are
> > attracted to the western religions with their promises of eternal
> > life. If you buy that immortality produces eternal ennui, then heaven
> > must be worse than most conceptions of hell.
> Oh, there is more to it than that, if you take the Bible literally.
> The description in Revelations (if I remember correctly) of how well
> illuminated Heaven is, can be fed into some fairly standard
> calculations. And the conclusion that is compelled is that Hell
> absolutely must be *much* cooler -- because sulfur is a liquid, not a
> vapor.

So its not a dry heat? Seriously, molten sodium is not a room temperature