Do you want to die at all?

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  1. dghbrh profile image81
    dghbrhposted 11 years ago

    Do you want to die at all?

    What will be your choice after death, hell or heaven?

  2. Faith Reaper profile image84
    Faith Reaperposted 11 years ago

    I already know once absent the body, present with Jesus!  I am not afraid to die at all as, in my case, it could be any moment, (well, just like anyone else), but since I am a Christian, I believe, yes, we die from this physical body and then live eternity in either heaven or hell.  I know I would not want to live forever here on this planet, as this is not our true home, as this world is temporal and is pasing away.  Interesting question.

    1. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks dear Faith,
      For replying here and its pleasure to know your view.

  3. profile image0
    Garifaliaposted 11 years ago

    I don't mean to be rude, but who will answer 'hell'? And what kind of immature people still believe in silly things like heaven & hell? Hope no offense is taken. I do think about dying every day because at present I'm watching my country being massacred. And if it were only my country, there would be hope. But there has been a meticulous operation going on for the past 10 years at least, with surgical percision to turn the world into a totalitarian rule. Although I do believe in the divine power of God, the heaven & hell part is inexistant, but to answer your question, I would definitely not go to hell since I always try to serve the people I come in contact with. Why else live?

    1. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Hell and heaven may be here itself. But it may look for symbolically and the perception of the concerned person is looked for honestly. As i prefer to be honest in what I respond really. Thanks

    2. duffsmom profile image61
      duffsmomposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      You say you hope no offense is taken but your words, "What kind of immature people still believe in silly things like heaven and hell?" That statement in itself insults all believers by calling them immature and their beliefs silly.

    3. SidKemp profile image89
      SidKempposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Garifalia, I understand your pain. Please read my answer above to see how similar pain would make me glad to go to hell, if I could help. May Greece and all nations be free. Thank you for your good works.

    4. profile image0
      Garifaliaposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Dear duffsmom,
      I too am a believer but am at a point in life where I realize what the essence of God is and to know better than to believe in man-made 'heaven & hell', which were formed so that the uneducated people could better understand. Sorry

  4. Tusitala Tom profile image67
    Tusitala Tomposted 11 years ago

    'Do you want to die at all?' is a rather naive question.  The life which we are will leave our physical bodies behind at some stage.  No thing or nothing last forever.

    Heaven or hell?   Surely we will be the ones to make it one or the other.  We create our own heaven's and hells - and the myriad states between these two extremes - in our minds all the time.  Why should it be any different when we leave Planet Earth.

    I realize, of course, that not all people believe in an ongoing life or, life after death, as it is sometimes referred to.  That, it would seem is their choice, and I feel a little sad for them.  Still, so much more joy for them when they do realize they were wrong.

    As for me, I'm convinced I will be going to 'heaven,' whatever that might be.

    1. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      We may die when we live also as we may be hurt beyond death that we may wish death might have been a better option. The situation on earth is no better then hell and we some time have to go through worse then hell before death. Best wishes to ytou

  5. Hamer-on profile image62
    Hamer-onposted 11 years ago

    I will choose Heaven of course, but my belief is that I choose it before I die. Dying is no longer the time for choosing. I utilize my time here and now to invest for my eternity.

    1. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for replying here and my best wishes to you too.

  6. Ratihegde profile image60
    Ratihegdeposted 11 years ago

    yes, with a smile on my face. And do i  really have a choice? Ideally i would like to merge with Divinity & not go to either hell or heaven.

    1. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Very nice response, many thanks and my best wishes always.

  7. loveofnight profile image76
    loveofnightposted 11 years ago

    We are born into a world knowing that one day we will die. There is nothing on this planet that lives which can escape death. It is a cycle of life. I am not sure if I believe in heaven or hell but I do believe that life changes forms upon death. I have always believed that we are spiritual beings having a physical experience. Unless someone's health or livelyhood is being attacked it is hard for me to see someone visualizing death as an option. I don't believe that I am afraid of it but I am still having fun and would like to hang around for a while.

    1. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for your reply here. You have a very nice view on the subject concerned.

  8. edhan profile image38
    edhanposted 11 years ago

    I believe no one wants to die.

    We do not die in spirit though our physical bodies will return back to earth.

    I am seeking to learn the way of enlightenment where we no longer need to live in human form but in spirits.

    Our physical self is just like a hosting place where we are here to learn more towards our target of how to achieve enlightenment.

    1. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for you reply here.

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    Logicofhappinessposted 11 years ago

    Id rather stay on earth than go to heaven.

    In heaven if everything is perfect, then nothing is.

    if we dont have to work for everything then we will feel no happiness when achieving what we want.
    I feel it would get tedious after a while, so id rather stay alive for ever, or live another life

    1. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for your honest reply and my best wishes to you...LOL

  10. epigramman profile image61
    epigrammanposted 11 years ago

    yes I do ....... every day ..... and in my sleep - so I don't have to wake up to all of my failures in life.

    1. kallini2010 profile image80
      kallini2010posted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Try to imagine that you have a terminal illness and your days are numbered.  It is hard to imagine, yet it is when your instinct for survival kicks in.  If it is any consolation, I know the feeling.

    2. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      @epigraman and @ kallini2010 ...many thanks for your view here.....i quite agree with kallini and this life is to experience the faults and achievements we have so far done and look forward to the days left till our time.

  11. pisean282311 profile image63
    pisean282311posted 11 years ago

    heaven , hell doesnot exist , so no point in having fantasy coming to your is not about wanting end death is reality and every thing which has beginning has an end...

    1. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for your nice reply here.

  12. CR Rookwood profile image71
    CR Rookwoodposted 11 years ago

    No, but I think most people do reach an age where they accept that death will come and at that point accept death on its own terms.

    I am sure I will cling to every moment I can get in this life, but death does not frighten me. We will all find out what it is when we get there.

    1. loveofnight profile image76
      loveofnightposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I too intend on clinging to every moment until my time of acceptance.

    2. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for your reply here @ CR Rookwwod and @loveofnight
      Best wishes

  13. SwordofManticorE profile image71
    SwordofManticorEposted 11 years ago

    How is this for an answer. I no longer fear death once I learned that hell is a myth. I look forward to being greeted by my saviour and heavenly Father.

    1. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Good going so best wishes always to you.Thanks

  14. Diane Woodson profile image60
    Diane Woodsonposted 11 years ago

    Heaven, I believe all of the people who accepted Jesus as Lord of their life will go there....I hold to the beliefs of the Roman Catholic church and know that all of us who have done what I mentioned will go there....We will have rewards from God. Lots of people are accepting other ways of salvation however our Bible says that no other way but Jesus, Father Son and Holy Spirit will take us to that eternal place.
    None of us want to die, however it will happen to all of us.

    1. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for your response here.
      My best wishes

  15. SidKemp profile image89
    SidKempposted 11 years ago

    There are really four questions here.

    1. During this life, I sometimes want to die. It has been so painful, both emotionally and physically, that I wanted it to end. But I decided many years ago that this is not my choice to make. Also, how do I know that suffering ends with bodily death? Yet I do know that living people can heal. So I have decided to live and create joy.

    2. During this life, I accept that the life of the body is limited, and that the body will die. Does that mean that I will die? No, whatever I am, I'm not just a body.

    3. When we die, do we have choices? Do we continue to exist? If we have choices, are we looking at eternal heaven and/or hell? Reincarnation? Purgatory? A cessation of existence? Union with the Divine and a cessation of separate existence? Who knows?

    4. If it were a choice of Heaven or Hell, which would I pick? My answer here is: I believe in a loving God who would not create an eternal Hell. If there is a hell, I plan to go down there and bring everyone up to Heaven, and be the last man out, like a fireman rescuing children from a burning building.

    1. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      1. Its a strong choice and I hope you live up to your choice always.
      2. I do agree with you.
      3. These questions might have felt by all.
      4. Wish you all the best on the wisest plan so far.

  16. tsmog profile image85
    tsmogposted 11 years ago

    I do not think I could reply with all honesty, yet shall try. Good fortune shinned upon  me some time back - '78. The jest - car crash, ambulance, paramedics, and humorously jumper cables were used. The question sought has been answered for this individual since it seems already so, want is not in the formula. The question I arise to each morning is simply 'how to live today.'

    As far as the second question this answer is odd for sure. I think, yet have no belief, they are one in the same, especially since there is to my knowledge not any definitive answer for hell as an is.

    1. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      I do have believe and faith and in God. Hell we create here in ourself for us by degrading our own values may be. Heaven may even be this beautiful world God provided but its our choice I think so far. Thanks

  17. ThompsonPen profile image65
    ThompsonPenposted 11 years ago

    so.....I wrote this huge long response and I just happened to re-read the question before I hit "submit answer"....I read "Do you want to DIET at all". Ha ha!

    Part of me does in the sense that I am so curious as to what is to come. I think that in the moment, all my instincts will be telling me to do something about it, and I will be freaking out. Those survival instincts are pretty strong. However, I think also that I will accept it in the final last moments and I will be curious. I think I will have a "Ok, Here we go, pay attention, this is only going to happen once"  mentality, and I look forward to the experience - in due time. I'm not going to accelerate it smile
    I have a lot of dreams where I die in a plane. I have a phobia. I am terrified. I hyperventilate, cry, shake, talk whatever I can to whoever is sitting next to me to distract me - all of it. I fly at least twice a year. This isn't a rare event. I've been flying every year since I was 18 month old. As a result, it's a subject of my dreams a lot. And I do die in them. Every single time, the last moment is my curiosity which overrides the fear of what is to come.
    I have my theories. I personally believe in reincarnation. I think that there is some time spent reflecting on lessons learned during this life. I'm also open to the option of heaven and hell. I won't pretend I know anything for sure.
    It is a fascinating subject to me.

    1. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Sure to me the most fascinating subject so far. DIET...LOL i would have loved to read that reply also. But your reply is really from heart and i agree with you. We may die many a time even when we are alive.

  18. Rui Carreira profile image87
    Rui Carreiraposted 11 years ago

    I don't think of dying too much, but I do think in the afterdeath. In that point of view, I'm very afraid to seize to exist. To disappear.... to stop existing forever and ever and ever and ever.. eternity is a long time

    1. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for your view here.

  19. yoginijoy profile image65
    yoginijoyposted 11 years ago

    This is a very interesting question. As a very empathic individual, I feel very, very deeply and have difficulty at times keeping any type of barrier over my heart. I remember as a child telling my mom that a mistake was made and that god sent me to the wrong world. Boy, did I freak her out! My parents never felt terribly comfortable talking about death around me after that as I would talk very openly about trying to "go home" so that this mistake could be cleared up. As an adult, I still feel this way occasionally, but I am a bit better at adapting to this world. I still have immense difficulty because of all the suffering but I hang on as I know in some way it is a gift. 

    I plan to come back as a tree!

    1. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Wow...even i feel like going home soon. Thanks for replying here. Hope you can make this world greener and happier. Best wishes

    2. SidKemp profile image89
      SidKempposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Hi YoginiJoy - Boy, do I know how you feel. In the novel "A Wizard of Mars," author Diane Duane introduces the idea of souls that make a wrong turn and end up on the wrong planet. I've always felt that way! Still reconciling to a human life today!

  20. Charlu profile image78
    Charluposted 11 years ago

    I think that everyone at some point in their life has experienced wanting to die.  Whether it is due to enormous physical or emotional pain we want to leave our physical beings thinking it is the only way left to remove that pain (which is never the case although I have thought so on a number of occasions)

    Sometimes the unknown of what lies ahead or what we have imagined in our minds could not possibly be close to the suffering we are experiencing here on earth. The problem is it isn't our decision to make, just take a look at some of those who have attempted it and failed.

    At one point when we delve into self reflection, forgiveness, our spiritual sides (no matter what our beliefs), and realize that our past doesn't have to be our future we begin to know  peace, realizing that death of our physical bodies is nothing more than a part of a plan or process.  This not only releases any feelings of wanting to die, it gives a sense of well being and no matter what your destiny is (heaven or hell) it is not something to be afraid of.

    1. dghbrh profile image81
      dghbrhposted 11 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for the insightful reply here.

  21. actionbronson profile image60
    actionbronsonposted 11 years ago

    Don't want to die but definitely don't want to go to hell. I don't know if hell or heaven exist but I do know thanks to science that the brain floods with DMT when we experience near death experience or die. DMT is an tryptamine and a psychedelic that all humans produce endogenously, naturally when their born, dream, and when they die.


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