What is heaven and what might it be like? Heaven is often associated with the life hereafter. In chapter 1 of this book, the author attempts to explain why every major religion and every significant culture in human history has had some notion of heaven or “paradise.” Different names are used: nirvana, Elysium, Valhalla, Utopia, Shangri-La, etc.
This author of this article, while acknowledging the good use of technology, gives attention to the dangers of technology. There often is the temptation to allow technology to replace faith and hope in God, ushering in ideas of utopia and practical atheism. This is especially true in the case of medical technology.