While at the same time, knowing I can't read every book I want to.
That has an analogy to Western monotheisms' view of a perpetual, individual-soul afterlife. (Hinduism and some other religions besides the Judeo-Islamo-Christian tradition may fall here, too, but I'm focused on them.)
The analogy? Has roots in one Georg Cantor and the mathematics of infinity.
If you have any familiarity with this, you know there are different infinities of sets, such as