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  • noun Plural form of afterlife.

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Examples

  • So, Depardieu, having committed some murder in reality, has been damned to a cold inferno inhabited by characters with as little empathy as himself, spiritless souls whose only course in their empty afterlives is to repeat their crimes upon each other until they themselves are (presumably) sent to oblivion through murder.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • So, Depardieu, having committed some murder in reality, has been damned to a cold inferno inhabited by characters with as little empathy as himself, spiritless souls whose only course in their empty afterlives is to repeat their crimes upon each other until they themselves are (presumably) sent to oblivion through murder.

    Notes on Strange Fiction: The Pataphysical Quirk

  • As when facing the absurd, when facing the finality of life, we have to surrender all our myths of afterlives and immortality to whatever endgame proceeds.

    G. Roger Denson: Holocaust and Redemption in the Photography of Susan Silas

  • Dead people have prolonged afterlives in a public's heart, as well as with no cutoff time a Nobel could be reduced to annual arguments over either Dietrich Bonhoeffer or Mahatma Gandhi is a some-more estimable recipient.

    Should the Peace Prize Have Gone to Neda? -- Politics Daily

  • As when facing the absurd, when facing the finality of life, we have to surrender all our myths of afterlives and immortality to whatever endgame proceeds.

    G. Roger Denson: Holocaust and Redemption in the Photography of Susan Silas

  • Dead people have prolonged afterlives in a public's heart, as well as with no cutoff time a Nobel could be reduced to annual arguments over either Dietrich Bonhoeffer or Mahatma Gandhi is a some-more estimable recipient.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • It's one of the most prolific publishing afterlives since Ernest Hemingway's.

    Threatening Weather on Menace Beach

  • In one of the busiest afterlives in history she has gone on to become an asteroid, a video game, a cliche, a cigarette, a slot machine, a strip club.

    Stacy Schiff's new biography of "Cleopatra," reviewed by Maria Arana

  • As when facing the absurd, when facing the finality of life, we have to surrender all our myths of afterlives and immortality to whatever endgame proceeds.

    G. Roger Denson: Holocaust and Redemption in the Photography of Susan Silas

  • Out of fear and love for the gods that our parents are to us, we endeavor as children to obey the rules that they give us, so that, pleased with us, they won't make a hell of our lives; out of fear and love for God, we endeavor as adults to obey the rules that He gives us, so that, pleased with us, he won't make a hell of our afterlives.

    John Shore: When We Superimpose Our Parents on God

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