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An Atheist’s Eternity

DOI: 10.4236/ojpp.2017.71002, PP. 25-30

Keywords: Religious Existentialism, Nietzsche, Eternal Return, Quantum Mechanics, Eternity

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If death is a deep sleep, then eternity is as one night—Plato. This philosophical letter offers atheism a solace for death based on recent support for the multiverse—a set of multiple universes. Contemporary physics aligns smoothly with the doctrine of the eternal return suggested by Nietzsche et al., and offers an alternative to the doom and gloom of nonreligious existentialists.

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