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Hell is the Absence of God by Ted Chiang
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it was amazing
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The title (an the idea of the story) could probably come from The Fortunate Fall:
Do you suppose that Judas walks about in Heaven? Do you suppose Satan is any the less damned because he loved God? No, no, it is his love that damns him; loving God while being estranged from him is what Hell is.

Of course since I don't know much about Christian theology, the original idea could be older than that.
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September 9, 2012 – Shelved
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Jack Poole great quote to sum the story up. i think the seed is certainty there

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