An SF short story by Isaac Asimov, in which a physicist discovers that there is an afterlife -- and its point is trying to discover the answer that will requite the desire for nothingness. In other words, the point of the afterlife is to figure out how to bring it to an end.

Compare theodicy, evil God hypothesis, immortality, Do you really want to live forever?, I want to die.

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