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Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

David Eagleman
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 131 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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Essay Topics

Egalitaire:

The god in this story finds herself torn about how to judge people. She realizes that no one is all good or all bad; as a result Heaven is filled with people who feel that they are each in their own kind of hell. Why are the people in Heaven unhappy? What is it about their personalities and their earthly lives that makes them unable to get along with each other? What would you have done if you were this god?

Descent of Species:

In this story your last coherent thought, before you become a horse, you realize that in another life you must have been an alien who wanted to be human.

1) Why do you (the main character) think this?

2) Do you (the reader) agree with the character's assumption? Why or why not?

3) Can you imagine a way that the horse (or bug or snake) could...

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