Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives - Study Guide Chapters 37 through 40 Summary & Analysis

David Eagleman
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Chapter 37: Blueprints

In the afterlife, we are given the opportunity to view the underlying code. Numbers represent every aspect of our lives. Everyone can see the numbers of those who they are close too as well. The Rewarders use the code to give those in the afterlife the gift of revelation. The Punishers use it to diminish the pleasures of life by reducing them to numbers.

Chapter 38: Subjunctive

In the afterlife, a person is judged on what he could have been as opposed to comparing him to others. The person will be physically confronted with different versions of himself. The less successful a person is in life, the more versions of himself he will have to deal with. It is clear that failing in life is the punishment that one faces in the afterlife.

Chapter 39: Search

At the moment of death, the trillions...

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