Many believe that when the brain and body dies, that's it. Or if we do survive death, we are beholden to what the ancients believed about God, Heaven, and Hell. But is that really true, based on modern research?
For most of us (if not all), we approach certain aspects of our lives as if we were facing down an army bent on destroying us. This army comes in the form of negative expectations, poor thoughts of potential performance, critical assessment, and the like. Why do we do this? Why do we have these thoughts?