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What if Hell really exists?

Updated on June 28, 2012

End of day, End of life

It is no coincidence that each day ends with a blaze of fire submerged into the earth, like our own life at the end of our days, if you haven't obeyed the 10 Rules of Hell Avoidance.
It is no coincidence that each day ends with a blaze of fire submerged into the earth, like our own life at the end of our days, if you haven't obeyed the 10 Rules of Hell Avoidance. | Source

Hell: Fact or Fiction?

Mark Twain commented on how sad it was that natives on remote islands went to their graves never knowing there was a Hell. This place of everlasting torment has haunted our lives for centuries, and yet we still have no proof of its existence. It is a leap of faith into the abyss of fire and brimstone, designed to modify our behavior towards good instead of evil. We have 10 rules of civil behavior to guide us, 10 commandments that we shall not do or face the horrors of purgatory and everlasting Hell. A scary fate for all of us, if it is actually true. We would all behave ourselves, stop sinning like crazy and toe the party line.

The fact that we do not do these things is evidence that, deep down, we do not really believe in Hell or we figure one last repentance before we die will wipe the slate clean and we can ascend to the realm of goodness and light instead of to that other, hotter and nastier place.

Our society if there really was a Hell

If we all believed in Hell, we would not kill, cheat, lie, envy, lust after others, curse, work on the 7th day of rest (including shopping), steal or worship idols like movie and rock stars and so on. The fact that we do all these things in copious abundance is confirmation that we're all going to Hell. Is it all that difficult to obey the 10 Rules of Hell Avoidance? One might argue that because there are 10, the number is too big to obey. If there were only two or three, perhaps we could handle that number but ten? Really? One can barely keep track of what day it is let alone ten poorly-worded instructions on the path to the good life. No, the faith and belief that anyone can be rich and famous is the strongest drive in our society today.

What we need is proof?

What if there was concrete proof of the existence of Hell and it was a certainty that if you broke the covenant of the 10, you would be cast down into fiery damnation? As is often the case, the scientific advances made in the last few decades has given us photographic evidence of Hell, just like the near-death tales of a light at the end of the warm tunnel has spawned the confirmation in many people's minds of the definitive existence of Heaven. Just like our bodies may live after death (see Zombie Survival: What if Zombies were Real?), we now know that our soul's journey to Hell can be made with our cell phones attached. People have experienced a near-death episode and, rather than a warm tunnel of light, walked the path of the seven levels down through the depths of Hell itself. They snapped photos in their minds, as if carrying their phones with them and when dragged back to Earth through the marvels of modern medicine, discovered these mind's eye images stored on their IPhone or Android devices - yes, Hell appears to be operating-system agnostic.

The Journey to Hell

Here, for the first time, is a photographic journey to the deepest part of Hell. Once you see these shocking images, you will run to your browser and download the 10 Rules of Hell Avoidance and abide by them for the rest of your life. I do this as a public service to all those out there who continue to sin without reference to the rules of the game we all play with the Grim Reaper. Go thou and do likewise.

Path 1: The French Country Lane

What could be more symbolic of the start of your journey to Hell than a simple country lane in France. We all dream of such a journey, yet it is unsettling to know we are leaving all the pleasures of food and wine behind, for we are not of the flesh
What could be more symbolic of the start of your journey to Hell than a simple country lane in France. We all dream of such a journey, yet it is unsettling to know we are leaving all the pleasures of food and wine behind, for we are not of the flesh | Source

Path 2: The Autumn Leaves

This is a calming stroll down a country lane to calm the freshly-deceased soul.  Note however, that the leaves are dying, falling to the lowest level, a metaphor for your own final destination.
This is a calming stroll down a country lane to calm the freshly-deceased soul. Note however, that the leaves are dying, falling to the lowest level, a metaphor for your own final destination. | Source

Path 3: The Yellow Flowers

The walls are closing in now, and the yellow boughs hanging down signify the first signs of fire below, like flames blossoming over your head.  There is no escape now.
The walls are closing in now, and the yellow boughs hanging down signify the first signs of fire below, like flames blossoming over your head. There is no escape now. | Source

Path 4: The Vines of Death

Now we see the vines, stripped of all life, like the bars of a prison. The air is cold, the light hot and crisp, ever closer to the furnace of torment that awaits you.
Now we see the vines, stripped of all life, like the bars of a prison. The air is cold, the light hot and crisp, ever closer to the furnace of torment that awaits you. | Source

Path 5: The Tormented Souls

You walk by these poor souls, cast in iron and frozen in their torment. They speak to you in gesture and anguish as you hurry past them, your eyes averted.
You walk by these poor souls, cast in iron and frozen in their torment. They speak to you in gesture and anguish as you hurry past them, your eyes averted. | Source

Path 6: The Cathedral of the Damned

We have entered the institutional center of Hell, the administrative nightmare of Satan's bureaucracy, descending hundreds of levels deep into the bowels of Hell. You will never find your way back.  Never.
We have entered the institutional center of Hell, the administrative nightmare of Satan's bureaucracy, descending hundreds of levels deep into the bowels of Hell. You will never find your way back. Never. | Source

Path 7: The Hallways of Hell

Yes, Hell is a prison and this is your last view of open spaces, the long hallway to your final resting place.  You will be locked away, your individual torment applied daily and then back to you bunk of burning embers, roasting you from head to toe
Yes, Hell is a prison and this is your last view of open spaces, the long hallway to your final resting place. You will be locked away, your individual torment applied daily and then back to you bunk of burning embers, roasting you from head to toe | Source

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