Two kinds of people, in the end…

Everyone from C. S. Lewis to Rod Serling of Twilight Zone fame has conjectured that hell is nothing more than getting exactly what you wanted from God – to be left alone. Lewis said it like this:

“There are only two kinds of people in the end: those who say to God, ‘Thy will be done.’ And those to whom God says, ‘Thy will be done.’ All that are in hell choose it. I believe the damned are successful rebels to the end; that the doors of hell are locked from the inside.” — The Problem of Pain, Chapter 8

Rod Serling’s portrayal of this is here.

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  1. I remember either a Twilight Zone or Outer Limits where a couple is a room with another couple who are showing vacation trip slides over and over again. Of course the devil shows up and it turns out they are in hell and experiencing the worst possible thing to them, over and over again. Then the devil turns to them and says, “You know what is the strangest thing? There is a room just like this in heaven.”

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