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Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 17 through 20 Summary

David Eagleman
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Chapters 17 through 20 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 17: Perpetuity

In the afterlife, if you wake up in the suburbs you will know that you were a sinner. It is called Heaven. There are TVs and nice accommodations, neighbors are on all sides and there are shelves lined with books. The odd thing is that all the people thought to be good on earth are not there. The philanthropists, the saints, and the good Samaritans are all absent. It seemed as though God designed it so that only sinners would enjoy the afterlife. Even the sinners try to figure out why they were given a good afterlife. God doesn't pay them much attention but he wants to keep them alive in the afterlife. Some sinners thought they were being kept to eventually wage battles such as Gladiators for God's amusement. In truth, God lives exactly the same life as the sinners...

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