"How dreadful!" cried Lord Henry. "I can stand brute force, but brute reason is quite unbearable. There is something unfair about its use. It is hitting below the intellect." ~ Oscar Wilde - The picture of Dorian Gray
- go where it is supposed to be, find nothing.
- give reasons why it is physically implausible, futile, impossible.
- stretch your imagination to make up arguments for and against its existence, weigh them by using logic and reason, let the counter-arguments win.
You won't find it. All you will find is a lack of evidence that there is heaven. And everyone knows that if we can't prove it exists, it doesn't exist.
Hope is the denial of reality. It is the carrot dangled before the draft horse to keep him plodding along in a vain attempt to reach it. We should remove the carrot and walk forward with our eyes open. -- Raistlin Majere