"You pray so badly for heaven
Knowing any day might be the day that you die
But maybe life on earth could be heaven
Doesn't just the thought of it make it worth the try?"
I'm christian and this got me thinking, would God lie about heaven?
I came up with a series of questions here.
Your faith doesn't get stronger if you don't poke at it occasionally.
1). Marriage and boredom in heaven. Surely one would get bored of the same person for all eternity, or get bored of their job. Right? Would be as we are now in heaven?
2). We're here because of sin, right? If we die do our earth memories die with our sin? If that is so, are we even the same entity and is it right to punish an entity that has no memory or connection to their actions on earth?
3). Perhaps God, to let the people who can't handle it, made religion(s) to help certain people (like me probably) cope with death. God would be aware of question 1 and 2, would that make it right to lie or just let us die, maybe there is no word or intervention of god on earth. In the song there is the line "You're not going to heaven, you're just a bad game of Sims". Maybe, there is an all powerful and omniscient God and it decides to not intervene or simply helps up cope so a number of us can move on with our lives.
4). If you were God, how would you approach this problem? You made humans and earth and you have this problem of heaven or burning your own values (#1) or removing a part of humans (#2) so that we are a little more like animals. And of course, is #3 a good choice, in your opinion.
5). You made it to heaven, let's just say everyone did. But, there is no more knowledge of good and evil (G&E). Having our earth knowledge is just hella confusing, so it was wiped, as it would contain so much we can't comprehend anymore because we don't understand G&E anymore. We're naked and stuff like adam and eve before the fruit. What would that actually be like? Would that be so bad?