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# Heaven or Hell ? .... Explained by a chemistry student.

.Heaven or Hell ? .... Explained by a chemistry student.

The following is an actual question given on a University of Washington chemistry mid term.

The answer by one student was so "profound" that the professor shared it with colleagues, which is why we now have the pleasure of enjoying it as well:

Bonus Question: Is Hell exothermic (gives off heat) or endothermic (absorbs heat)?

Most of the students wrote proofs of their beliefs using Boyle's Law (gas cools when it expands and heats when it is compressed) or some variant.

One student, however, wrote the following:

First, we need to know how the mass of Hell is changing in time. So we Need to know the rate at which souls are moving into Hell and the rate at
which they are leaving. I think that we can safely assume that once a soul gets to Hell, it will not leave. Therefore, no souls are leaving. As for
how many souls are entering Hell, let's look at the different religions that exist in the world today.

Most of these religions state that if you are not a member of their religion, you will go to Hell. Since there is more than one of these
religions and since people do not belong to more than one religion, we can project that all souls go to Hell. With birth and death rates as they are,
we can expect the number of souls in Hell to increase exponentially.

Now, we look at the rate of change of the volume in Hell because Boyle's Law states that in order for the temperature and pressure in Hell to stay
the same, the volume of Hell has to expand proportionately as souls are added.

This gives two possibilities:

1. If Hell is expanding at a slower rate than the rate at which souls enter Hell, then the temperature and pressure in Hell will increase until all Hell breaks loose.

2. If Hell is expanding at a rate faster than the increase of souls in Hell, then the temperature and pressure will drop until Hell freezes over.

So which is it?

If we accept the postulate given to me by Teresa during my Freshman year that, "It will be a cold day in Hell before I sleep with you," and take
into account the fact that I slept with her last night, then number two must be true, and thus I am sure that Hell is exothermic and has already frozen over.

The corollary of this theory is that since Hell has frozen over, it follows that it is not accepting any more souls and is therefore,
extinct.....leaving only Heaven, thereby proving the existence of a divine being which explains why, last night, Teresa kept shouting "Oh my God."

reminds me of the story I heard when a tutor posed this question for his students final exam

"what is courage?"

"this is"

he got an A+ lol

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ChipSticks;3153742

reminds me of the story I heard when a tutor posed this question for his students final exam

"what is courage?"

"this is"

he got an A+ lol

I like his style ! :-D

ChipSticks;3153742

reminds me of the story I heard when a tutor posed this question for his students final exam

"what is courage?"

"this is"

he got an A+ lol

Apparently that's a true story of a student sitting a philosophy exam.

Q. Is this a question?

A. Yes, if this is an answer.

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.... though not through an exam or anything, I saw this yesterday & thought it was quite sweet .. ..
BOY : May I hold your hand?
GIRL : No thanks, it isn't heavy

LOL...But I highly doubt the hell response was written during a mid-term.

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& .....
WIFE : You tell a man something, it goes in one ear and comes out of the other.
HUSBAND : You tell a woman something: It goes in both ears and comes out of the mouth!

Where does Teresa live?

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Jumpingphil;3154739

Where does Teresa live?

....With her 14 children

now that is funny!

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