'Afterlives': 40 Stories Of What Follows Death When author David Eagleman thinks about the afterlife, he sees endless possibilities. In his book, Sum: Forty Tales From the Afterlives, he imagines a variety of scenarios, including a heaven run by a bureaucratic committee.

'Afterlives': 40 Stories Of What Follows Death

'Afterlives': 40 Stories Of What Follows Death

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Author David Eagleman imagines one possibility for the afterlife might be a problematic heaven where "true equality" baffles everyone, from Communists to meritocrats and conservatives to liberals. John B. Carnett hide caption

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Author David Eagleman imagines one possibility for the afterlife might be a problematic heaven where "true equality" baffles everyone, from Communists to meritocrats and conservatives to liberals.

John B. Carnett

When author David Eagleman thinks about the afterlife, he sees endless possibilities. In his book, Sum: Forty Tales From the Afterlives, he imagines a variety of scenarios.

Eagleman's imagined afterlives range from the perfectly mundane — an "infinite airport waiting area" — to the fantastic, like a visit with the "big face" of this universe's creator.

Do you have a variety of ideas about what happens after we die? Or just one? Tell us what afterlife you imagine.

Sum
Forty Tales from the Afterlives
By David Eagleman

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