Is it simply religious fear mongering that muggles warn that working or having a pact with a Demon automatically means being their slave or property after death?
I don’t believe such a powerful entity would need or want a ‘slave’ and see it as a partnership in this life and that beyond.
What do you think?
No one really knows. Some people might tell you that you can’t “sell your soul” because it’s tradition to respond that way.
However, things are a bit more complicated than that. More importantly, how could anyone know for sure? This is like debating the afterlife.
March 16, 2019, 1:40pm
I believe that one may be at ease about fear of soul sold forever (well, should the afterlife be static and thus eternal, it would be a problem).
The soul would be sold, supposing that this is a real option, “only” for the due period.
Selling your soul isn’t a thing.
There is a common myth that any successful magician must “sell their soul” and become a slave, or be damned to hell for all eternity, and similar superstitious and religiously-motivated garbage.
On the suggestion of a member of this forum, and very much in line with the overall philosophy of many people here (myself included!), I’m opening a thread for people to state their thoughts on this that are AGAINST the concept altogether.
I’ll maybe add my own when time permits, meanwhile, fire away B…