Secular beliefs about Death and Beyond

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How did the Egyptians consider death?
Not the end of ones life but a necessary process that one has to go through to enter the dimension of complete bliss and eternity
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What did the Egyptians believe happened upon death?
the soul would enter the underworld where it would have to pass certain tests then reach it's judgement day.
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According to the Egyptians how was it decided who would gain access to the blissful afterlife?
The worth of the soul would be weighed, all the good deeds and bad deeds performed by the individual would then be placed on these scales and they would be judges. If good outweighed bad, they would go to the blissful afterlife
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What is Cryonics?
The practice of preserving human bodies in extremely cold temperatures with the hope of reviving them sometime in the future. The idea is that the memory and personality are stored in durable cell structures which will survive the freezing process
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What will many Atheists find comfort in?
The idea of a legacy to pass on - they can live on in memories, or have an impact on the world when they were alive which will be remembered
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What did the Egyptians believe happened upon death?

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the soul would enter the underworld where it would have to pass certain tests then reach it's judgement day.

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According to the Egyptians how was it decided who would gain access to the blissful afterlife?

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