The parable points to the possibility of eschatological verification, whereby in the next life our belief will be proved true or false (verified). Many religious statements rest on the claim that there is an afterlife. This removes the grounds for rational doubt , which is the key criteria for falsification, according to Hick.
The parable of the Celestial City
"Two men are travelling together along a road. One of them believes that it leads to the Celestial City, the other that it…