[LMB] Five Gods Afterlives, a bit of 5GU theology

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Mon Jul 26 22:12:31 BST 2021

On Sun, 25 Jul 2021 09:42:56 +0000, Gwynne Powell
<gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:

>From: Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com>
>On Sat, Jul 24, 2021 at 10:00 AM Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
>> There's been several posts about the nature of eternal life, and how
>> boring it will/would be.
>Do you think that the average 5GU peasant is ready for some boredom?
>Gwynne: I think for most of human history, boredom wasn't the biggest
>problem. Or even a concept.

Boredom is a luxury of prosperity.

For a lot of people, for a lot of historical time, relentless toil,
existential terror and misery have been the baseline.
"An economist is someone who, shown something working in practice,
wonders if it would work in theory."  - Ronald Reagan.

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