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If you did not have religion or never exposed to religion; how easy would it be for you to believe in a heaven and hell?

I will start by saying I was raised in a religious home; we attended church 3 times a week whether we wanted to or not. In my mid-30's I started to recognize subtle similarities to various world religions and the religion I grew up believing. This made me wonder...if not all religions teach of a "heaven" or "hell" as where one goes when one dies based on how the person lived on earth...would those who are not exposed to religion believe in a heaven and hell or something similar?

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    Dec 30 2011: i would say they are more than just control devices, but on a simple level are just that. and it may seem cruel to say this, but i have met people who are too stupid to determine their own ethics and so need someone else to dictate what a good life is, to them. sad really.

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