Fan Art From Hell: Permanent Damage
This is certainly a different entry in the Fan Art From Hell category. Rather than finding this one hidden away in the lonely depths of DeviantArt’s pit of artistic tortures, this particular item was sent to us by a reader, “thecakeisalie”.
Is it a chalk drawing of Zak Bagans? A watercolor painting of John Zaffis? A pencil sketch of Jason Hawes’ dog? No, no, and no.
What’s could be better than a piece of art that sits in your closet for years after you realised how embarrassed you were about creating it? One permanently etched into your flesh.
Read more 16 September 2011
Meaning of Being in Limbo
The word limbo is adapted from the Latin word Limbus, which means "border". However, the relevance and existence of this term is apocryphal. We shall explain the state of being in a limbo by dividing it into two parts, religious and the non-religious. The meaning of being in a state of Limbo in the religious-context is as follows-
The term limbo comes form the Latin word Limbuswhich is a Roman Catholic belief, meaning that when one dies without being baptized, his/her soul cannot enter the Kingdom of Heaven and gets stuck in a place that lies between hell and heaven. Limbus or Limbo indicates a realm where the souls purified of the earthly sins cannot enter the gates of heaven because of the taint of the original sin, which has not been purified by the tradition of baptism. This theory is however, not believed by the protestants.
The Original Sin
It was said that the gates of the heaven are shut down on the man kind because the humans were tainted with...
Stages of Death
"The pale, the cold, and the moony smile
Which the meteor beam of a starless night
Sheds on a lonely and sea-girt isle,
Ere the dawning of morn"s undoubted light,
Is the flame of life so fickle and wan
That flits round our steps till their strength is gone."
That was Percy Bysshe Shelley on the approach of death. Death has been an object of fantasy and obsession for many a poet and philosopher, whether classic or contemporary. However, the physiological stages that precede and succeed this dire reality are far from the musings of the poetically inclined. The final stages of death can be categorized as emotional and physical.
Emotional Stages of Death
The emotional stages of death and dying are experienced by a person when he knows he is dying and is also shared by the people who are very close to the dying person. These emotional stages are also known as stages of grief and include:-
Denial: The dying individual has difficulty in believing that he is so close to death; he refuses to accept that...