Once, there were rumors in hell that human beings were happy. So Lucifer sent some minor demon or other up to see if these rumors were true.
They weren’t. Yes. We can zero in on that a little bit.
Children think their imaginary friends know more than flesh and blood people do. It seems ingrained in our mental programming that a mind without a body will know more than a mind within a body.
Dreaming up gods that don’t exist yet (but maybe should soon?). This is how the afterlife comes to devour actual life.
December. Dotted lines across the eyelids. Hair and teeth gives the illusion that there is more body there.
A tenth less atoms. Many times our memories are very low resolution and highly suggestible.
It would be unsettling if we didn’t have all these other identities and read throughs to fall back on.
What are the other possibilities before us? Another tired light hypothesis? The entire framework is much more fallible than we think. Flawed.
We humans are descended from a need. This need. I don’t think there is any use in trying to hide it anymore.