MYS203: Many people have wondered or hoped that beloved animals that die continue to live on in heaven, but a common opinion is that they don’t. Jimmy Akin and Dom Bettinelli look at that claim and ask if there is any evidence that animals do, in fact, survive death.
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Links for this episode:
- Edward Anderson’s book Evidence of Animal Afterlife
- Ed Okonowicz’s book Haunted Maryland
- Russell & Barnett’s Ghost Dogs of the South
- Russell & Barnett’s Ghost Cats of the South
- C. S. Lewis’s book The Problem of Pain
- Peter Kreeft’s book Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Heaven
- TheBayNet.com story on the Blue Dog
- Blue tick hound
- The Byrd’s 1965 cover of Turn! Turn! Turn!
- Aquinas’s Summa Theologiae on the Soul
- Joyce Salisbury’s article Do Animals Go to Heaven?
- Robert Sapolsky’s talk on Human Uniqueness
- Theory of Mind
- Theory of Mind in Animals
- Edward Anderson’s website
- Edward Anderson’s post on my search results
- Aquinas on the powers of different types of souls
- Ants Farming Aphids
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- Article claiming recent brain scan reveals people’s lives flash before their eyes as they are dying
- Article debunking the former article as a bunch of junk
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