Put simply, the basic premise of the Abrahamic beliefs (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) are as

- God is just, kind, perfect
- This life is our first and last life
- God is testing us here
- Based on the marks we obtain in this test, we will go to either Heaven or Hell.
The differences between Judaism, Christianity and Islam lie only in
- the testing criteria and the description of Heaven and Hell
- the level of fanaticism required for passing this Test.
But the basic construct is same – One Life which is Test, God is best examiner, and Result is
Pass (Heaven) or Fail (Hell) .
Let us evaluate this basic construct critically through a series of examples, and decide whether it
is logically plausible.
Many children die in the wombs. Now as per Islam or Christianity would they go to Heaven or
Hell? Most scholars of Islam and Christianity say they go to Heaven because they never did
anything wrong in their lives.
Now my question is “Did they even have an option to do anything wrong?―
Is God not being partial by clearing one candidate even without starting his examination, and
another one has to keep giving test after test continuously for 100 years!
Many children die young before they reach maturity. Even the wrong acts they do are not out of
willful desire to do something wrong but out of innocence. Would they reach Heaven or Hell?
If they reach Heaven, then why does God not kill everyone in their childhood and ensure a seat
in Heaven for them? Is God not being unjust and imperfect?
If they reach Hell, what was their fault?
Say twins were born. Both lived same innocent life for first 3 years. Then one died. He will go
straight to Heaven. The other remained innocent for next few years, then got into bad company,
became an Apostate/Kafir and died at age of 60. Now he should go to Hell, as per the Books.
Is this not God’s crime that he made him live for 60 years and not his brother? Had he killed
both at same age of 3 years, both would have gone to Heaven!
So if there is one life and permanent Heaven/Hell, it proves God is unjust.

His logic is that. age of five. Will he go to Hell or Heaven? Again the same questions as above rise. So as a noble example of self-sacrifice. even if I have to burn in Hell forever. God should have first imbibed Quran or Bible. Now my question is “Was God not unjust by not giving everyone birth in family of Muslim or Christian.first the subject be taught to everyone with same facilities. If he goes to Hell. they become a devout Hindu. only those who believe in Quran and Muhammad can go to Heaven. His mental faculties have not developed beyond say. I should do my best to ensure that these innocent children get reservation for Paradise! Thus he is doing a selfless social service. Accordingly. So who will go where? Definitely the Hindu and Atheist are bound to go to Hell. Will he go to Heaven or Hell? If he goes to Heaven. One person is born in family of Hindu. only those who surrender to Jesus can go to Heaven. then selflessness is bad. then given them birth in same types of family. And result in either God being unjust or concept of one life as test to enter Heaven/Hell being wrong. Now as per Islam. whosoever is correct?― What is my fault if I was born and brought up in a Hindu family and never got any reason to be convinced by Quran or Bible? Why has God planned my stay in Hell from advance? 5. then Allah or God is setting a wrong example for people to follow. As per Christians. 4. and only then should have conducted the test. A person is born insane. since no one will actually know who will go where until doomsday comes. he starts killing children.then they should be evaluated under same testing environment. one as a Muslim and another as a Christian. Muslim and Christian respectively.3. whichever is true. it means God has already spread enough confusion to motivate many innocent selfless social workers to follow the path of infanticide and killing! 6. Further. Based on what they imbibe from their respective societies. in hearts of all people. But he lives a long life. . An unbiased testing environment will demand that . allowed them to grow up in same place and in same conditions. A person who is devout follower of Islam believes that children go to Heaven because that is what scholars teach him. another in home of an atheist. Atheist. .

The test seems to have discrete results. And yet God is claimed to be perfect. why did God not make only one single language in earth also? 8. Now this raises few doubts: One. all Heaven-goers would get 72 virgins each. we find the testing environment to be as diverse as one can possibly imagine. As per Quran. but these merely increase a binary solution to a finite number solution (Instead of one Heaven and one Hell. But still there is no continuous gradation. why did God or Allah bias against others and not gave them birth as cockroaches and goats? That way they too would have got straight passport to Heaven! In case they go to Hell. what was their fault? . What about animals – reptiles. there are now say 10 Heavens and 10 Hells). why did he unnecessarily bias against certain folks and had them face troubles of long lives? After all He had created everyone equal to start with! Three. Some claim that they will also go to Heaven. Some books do talk of several varieties of Heaven. mammals and other creatures? Will they go to Heaven or Hell? The earlier belief was that animals do not have souls.But in this world. Others say that Allah knows the best! In case they go to Heaven. just and kind! Most religious scholars answer this paradox by saying that God or Allah knows how to decide the fate by whatever acts people have done in their respective lives based on whatever environment they had to live in. This seems to be like God having something like the Duckworth-Lewis formula which is used to decide winner of an interrupted cricket match. There seems to be no concept of variation of results as per deeds. 7. insects. It is like a continuous function equation is giving a nonzero discrete answer. why did he create the entire drama and wasted so many years? He should have used the formula in the very beginning and directly sent everyone to either Heaven or Hell! Two. the opinion is divided. But now that it has been amply proved that at least the higher animals feel pain and pleasure like humans. which is mathematically improbable. People seem to be retaining their youthful bodies in Heaven. If the formula works on a stillborn child or a fetus. if indeed God is perfect and He has such a great scoring formula. Now will they be able to change their looks if they want to? What about children and fetus who go to Heaven? Will they go as adults? Will they receive a training in Hebrew or Arabic which is supposed to be the language of Heaven? If indeed so.

It will continue forever. or will they get human body? Will their intelligence be enhanced? Or they remain equally dumb as in earth? 9. God put certain people directly in Heaven without testing them at all! Others he tested for so many years. will they live like cockroaches and goats. Some he gave birth in homes of Apostates. Based on one single test. Now if that be so.Also. God’s injustice becomes even more prominent in light of above points. as per these religions. some as children of Prophet himself. Is this not gravest cheating? God is the most unjust and biggest cheater of these stories of there being one single exam and Heaven/Hell forever be true. Heaven and Hell seem to be permanent. A corollary: What would happen if people start fighting or cheating or adultery in Heaven? Will they be shifted to Hell? Or will they be permitted to do whatever they want and yet remain in Heaven? The Holy Books seem to be silent on this! By Agniveer .

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