Immortality is Conditional: Annihilation in Hell

Rikesh Kunverji


In the Bible, the nature of how individuals are punished in Hell has been long debated. In this paper, taking the Annihilationist viewpoint of the body and soul being completely destroyed in the fires of Hell, an estimate of the energy required to do so will be estimated. By considering the binding energies of atomic nuclei, and the nucleons themselves, a value of 6.27 exajoules was calculated in the case of a 70kg human, comparable to the yearly energy consumption of the UK.


Scripture; Physics; Binding Energy; Hell

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