If you have the opportunity, would you choose to be immortal?
This a a tough one and my answer would be yes i would . Having super powers would be just plain awesome
If I could be fit and well, retain all my faculties and still enjoy life. Then yes immortality may be nice.
If immortality came with all the problems of mortality, loss of faculties, diseases and sickness. Then I would prefer to be mortal.
Death is not that bad, as Woody Allen said, "It's not the fact that I will die that bothers me. It's the HOW!"
Now that's a really thought-provoking question. I'm tempted to say yes I would but after giving it a lot of thought, I would rather not be immortal. It may sound cliche and something straight from a movie or a book but I have to consider the fact that I would go through endless cycles of having to bear watching friends and loved ones grow old and die.
Given the choice, I would decline being made immortal. I love life, and I love my friends and family, but being around for even more than one-hundred years seems like an awfully long time to me, I can't imagine being around for thousands or more!
I accept that, being a big dork and quote BSG, for life to have any meaning, it has to end at some point.
The timeless question! I would probably have to say yes.
The obvious downside is that everyone you grow close with will age and die, so you can't truly grow close to anyone and the loss can drive you insane.
However I would really like to see the future and since there's a pretty high chance that death truly is the end and there is nothing else to it, I don't want to stop existing!
I'd probably say "no". It sound like a good idea from a distance. But if you think about it, it would be a very sad and lonely existence. Your loved ones and friends will pass on while you continue to linger.
as long as i was healthy and fit like Bretsuki said, then i would love to be immortal.
No. There will come a time when the world will end. Do you want to be alive at that time? To watch people die in fear and pain. Those you care about will no longer live. You will watch everyone you have ever cared about die. With no one to care for, you will become lonely and worthless.
My "mind" IS. My body is not in this lifetime at least.
Immortality IS desirable only FOR a limited time.
Yes I would love to be immortal as long as continue to evolve, and not deteriorate.
by shynsly 7 years ago
If it were possible, would you choose to be immortal?Rub a genie for a wish, God granted ability, however you aquire it... and no special caveats or hollywood notions like, "you can be immortal, but you have to be a vampire and kill others". Everything else stays the same, just you'll...
by A James Di Rodi 7 years ago
If you were immortal would you end up insane?
by theseus 7 years ago
If you are to choose between immortality and mortality,what would you choose? Why?
by Marco Arista 11 months ago
Would you rather be immortal or know exactly when you will die?The answer might seem obvious, but the more I think about it the less certain I am!
by Matt Dawes 10 months ago
If you had the option to become truly immortal, would you and why?Not just to live forever but to be invulnerable to death itself. Never die.
by Joan Whetzel 6 years ago
What would it be like to be immortal?What do you see as the perks and the pitfalls of immortality?
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