Wait, Sagan was right because he knows of nothing?<quoted text>
Only if you prefer primitive superstition over observable facts.
Some make an intelligent, informed, rational choice while others choose to
believe myths that allow them to feel good.
"I would love to believe that when I die I will live again, that some thinking, feeling, remembering
part of me will continue. But much as I want to believe that, and despite the ancient and worldwide
cultural traditions that assert an afterlife, I know of nothing to suggest that it is more than wishful
thinking. The world is so exquisite with so much love and moral depth, that there is no reason to deceive
ourselves with pretty stories for which there's little good evidence. Far better it seems to me, in our
vulnerability, is to look death in the eye and to be grateful every day for the brief but magnificent
opportunity that life provides." - Carl Sagan
Sagan was right.
"I know of nothing to suggest that it is more than wishful