Why is death such a bad thing? Who decides that death is a bad thing? Is this an innate fear, a media invention, or combination? Shouldn't we all look forward to death? Not in the sad suicide, unhealthy way. But perhaps in a different, more productive way?
I believe in the afterlife. For me, it holds more hope and joy than this life. Death is not something to fear, but it's simply a crossing. There is great sadness in saying goodbye to the ones you love, but it is temporary. Even that pain lessens in time.
I do not see death as a bad thing. For those that have lived a full life death can and should be a normal, and expected thing.
I wonder if there are ppl out there who do not expect it.
Since the human body is about $5 (USD) worth in chemical elements, and when decomposed after death, that could be recycled into a new life(s) form, considering that everything has a life cycle. Who knows, in a way, the folks that thought up reincarnation (obviously they're thinking in a spiritual way) may unknowingly be on to something. But I don't know, you don't know, nobody knows.
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More than the other theistic beliefs?
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... where does the atheist believe they will spend eternity/after life/whatever ... and if its nothingness, why do they spend so much time trying to take others with them ... when there is no place to go ...
by Mamelody7 years ago
Did I see you on a porn or dating site somewhere?
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