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Would you want to know when you would die?

  1. Daffy Duck profile image61
    Daffy Duckposted 5 years ago

    There are so many people who are terminally ill.  They will know when they die more so than anyone else.  If you had a choice would you want to know when you would die or how you would die?

    I would want to know about when I would die.  I already know how I would spend my last days.  To choose how to live in the end is liberating.

    What would you do if you knew?

    1. Cagsil profile image83
      Cagsilposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I would do anything different, because my situation would most likely remain the same as it is presently. wink

    2. Dave Mathews profile image61
      Dave Mathewsposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I already know exactly when I will die, but I don't know how. As an organ donor, how is important for me.

    3. Samdra profile image61
      Samdraposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I do not know if I would want to know when I die, I just want to know that I did live and did not just exist.  Death is part of life it is just the last part.

    4. vellos profile image61
      vellosposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I might like a general idea. For example, "In your seventies" but no, not an exact date. Surprise me.

  2. knolyourself profile image60
    knolyourselfposted 5 years ago

    Had a friend who knew he was going to die within a given period of time. He didn't tell anybody and didn't change a thing.

  3. TheBlondie profile image61
    TheBlondieposted 5 years ago

    Absolutely not! I would spend my entire life freaking out about that day, wondering what's going to happen, how I'm going to die, am I going to have all the time I need to do everything I want? It wouldn't be worth it.

  4. NateSean profile image84
    NateSeanposted 5 years ago

    I wouldn't freak out. If I had a time frame for when I was going to die, I'd spend that time chucking caution to the wind. Because let's face it, I'm leaving this stage on my own terms.

  5. camlo profile image83
    camloposted 5 years ago

    I never want to know when or how I am going to die. I don't even believe I will ever die.
    But, if I knew for certain that I was going to die on a given date, and that it was totally unavoidable, I'd just make sure I have a damned good time until the end. First thing I'd do is take out several bank loans I could never possibly pay back. Then the party would begin.

  6. Cotsy profile image61
    Cotsyposted 5 years ago

    Having watched someone slowly dying and sad that they did not fulfill all the things they wanted I have my "bucketlist" and until the day I do die I will continue to knock things off.  Things i want to do for me but more importantly things I want to give back to others, for people less advantaged than myself.  I only hope that I can continue to do both right till the last moment whenever that will be.
    My father dropped dead on the dance floor.  Thats just the way I would like to go.
    Live life full on until you can no more.............

  7. ClaireHaley profile image61
    ClaireHaleyposted 5 years ago

    If it were now yes I would want to know, as I would make plans for my young children, record video messages, tell my husband he must remarry again, but only to someone who would love my kids like their own, prefeably one of my friends then and other things like that...if I live to old age I think then I would rather just drop down dead!

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    ForYourInfoposted 5 years ago

    No definitely not.I don't want to know about this.Because all of us will have to die someday.Its destiny.So,knowing it before time,I don't want to be sad anymore.Just want to live each moment fully before that tragic end comes.Not at all interested to waste any single moment thinking about that one which is obvious.

  9. recommend1 profile image72
    recommend1posted 5 years ago

    Nobody knows when they will die exactly, but I do know how I want to die -

    I want to be shot by a jealous husband while exiting his wifes bedroom window by shinning down the drainpipe - at the age of 98

  10. ocbill profile image75
    ocbillposted 5 years ago

    I'd like to know the year, but not the exact date.