Bill Gates' Choice: Heaven or Hell?

Bill Gates died in a car accident. He found himself in Purgatory being
sized up by God. "Well, Bill, I'm not sure whether I should send you to
Heaven or Hell. While it's true you helped society enormously by
putting a computer in almost every home in the world, you created that
ghastly Windows. I'm going to do something I've never done before.
I'll let you decide where to go!"

Bill replied, "Thanks, God. What's the difference between the two?"

God said, "I'll let you visit both places to help you decide."

"Fine, but where should I go first?"

God said, "I'll leave that up to you." Bill said, "OK, I'll try Hell
first." So Bill went to Hell. He saw a beautiful, clean, sandy beach
with clear waters. There were thousands of beautiful women laughing and
frolicking about. The sun was shining and the temperature was perfect.
Bill was very pleased. "This is great!" he told God. "If this is Hell,
I REALLY want to see Heaven!"

"Fine," said God and off they went. Bill saw a high place in the
clouds, with angels drifting about playing harps and singing. It was
nice, but not as enticing as Hell.

Bill thought for a minute and said, "I think I prefer Hell."

"Fine," replied God, "as you wish." So Bill Gates went to Hell. Two
weeks later, God decided to check up on the late billionaire to see how
he was doing. When God arrived in Hell, he found Bill shackled to a
wall, screaming amongst the hot flames in a dark cave, being tortured by

"How's it going, Bill?" God asked.

Bill responded, his voice full of anguish and disappointment, "This is
awful. This is not what I expected. I can't believe this. What
happened to that place with the beaches and the beautiful women playing
in the water?"

God said, "That was the Windows screen saver."

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