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The saddest thing I ever read

I am in the midst of reading a book (well, many books, but I'm talking about this one) called Consciousness Beyond Life by Pim Van Lommel.  It is a book written by an MD about the evidence for existence beyond the physical form.  I like these kinds of books. Growing up, I was raised in a non-religious household with parents who were very open to Science.  I'm grateful for that.  I was raised with an open slate as far as spirituality was concerned.  They encouraged us to follow our own curiosity and beliefs - neither encouraging nor discouraging us in any particular spiritual direction.  This has helped shape me greatly. The one thing that this type of upbringing brought out in me, however, was a fear of dying.  I had no religious belief to help guide me with regards to death.  That's okay now, because I have done a lot of reading and soul searching, and have come to my own understanding of all of this.  My point is that it drives me to read books like Consciousne