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Death Cannot Be An End
When I lost my father three years ago, I could not believe that he had left our lives permanently. I refused to believe that he had just vanished into the blue. Surely, he had gone somewhere safe and continued to be there for his family, where he could receive our telepathic love and watch over us? Death could just not be the end. Such are the thoughts that have prompted humanity to examine whether there is indeed life after death, what is known as afterlife.