Today's Speed Bump cartoon pinpoints an important issue with the notion of an afterlife in which people exist forever more in much the same sort of existence as human beings experience now, with personalities and experience of passing time. It is not just the stereotype of sitting on a cloud playing a harp that seems like it would get old fairly quickly. Any sort of existence that goes on forever is likely to result in boredom eventually. And so why do so many people at least think that such an endless existence is desirable? And for those who find the notion problematic, what alternatives do you adopt, if any?