I have recently been reading messages on an ADC (After Death Communications) board. Now, some of these people have recently lost loved ones and presumably either have experienced an ADC or want to. My gut feeling is that this is inherently wrong. Wrong because it is a delusion to think that life goes on after death. But how can one argue that there is no evidence for life after death and wishing that there was is a pointless exercise with someone who is in mourning?
Your views would be appreciated.
The actual message board is at the following:
From: "Positive Atheism" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Ermanno D'Annunzio"
Subject: Re: PA-via_Positive_Atheism_Index
Date: Tuesday, December 07, 1999 3:36 AM
It is pointless. Let them grieve and live their own lives. I only confront those who are trying to sell the idea -- the people who exploit the folks you describe.
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