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Four religions, four takes on the afterlife

Image cropped and reused from @runtaipei under CC license
Religious Paintings, Museum of World Religions, Taipei


Right now, a person born in this country will live to be 78.8 Years old. Not bad, but life expectancy has actually dropped in the U.S. for the first time in almost a quarter-century. And let’s face it: many of us don’t really think about mortality all that much.

So what happens after death? Well, it depends on who you ask. The team at KALW’s Philosophy Talk took that question to members of a mosque, a Zen Buddhist teacher, a rabbi, and a pastor.

If there's life after life, what continues life after life?; And she said, 'Never mind life after life. What comes moment after moment?'