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Would you give up half of the rest of your lifespan to be able to fly?

  1. stanwshura profile image74
    stanwshuraposted 5 years ago

    Would you give up half of the rest of your lifespan to be able to fly?

  2. wqaindia profile image47
    wqaindiaposted 5 years ago

    Every one likes to fly for the full life span but the social compulsions pull the persons down and when a person is free from worries than even though wings are not that strong but will to fly makes a person to fly for the rest of worry free life.

    1. stanwshura profile image74
      stanwshuraposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Very interesting take on my question.  I, of course, mean to ask it very literally.  smile

  3. jimbrad121 profile image61
    jimbrad121posted 5 years ago

    To be able to fly with wings, as a passenger or pilot of an aircraft? No, a full half life is no worth that even although I love flying. To fly with one's own wings, like an angel? Still no - I'll be able to do that after I have left this physical world behind (I believe) so I'll have all of eternity to fly then.

    Overall, I could not give up a half a day let alone a half a lifetime without seeing and spending time with my two young sons. They really ARE that important to me as I know that the love I have for them is worth more than anything and, when we are together, it feels like I am flying anyway.

  4. jlpark profile image87
    jlparkposted 5 years ago

    I'm scared of heights. Giving up half of my life to fly would be a waste, cause I'd sit there being too scared to fly! Ha!

  5. WalterPoon profile image80
    WalterPoonposted 5 years ago

    Half of a lifespan to be able to fly? And the other half to be able to dive and live under water? Where then is there life to live on land?

    1. stanwshura profile image74
      stanwshuraposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I asked nothing of water.  We can go underwater - for a long time with gear.  This is not a debate about what's better.  I wasn't "dissing" life on land.  The question I asked is the question on the table.

  6. Express10 profile image88
    Express10posted 5 years ago

    Heck yes. When I'm figure skating I feel like I'm flying when I am performing jumps and racing around the ice rink and would love to actually fly under my own power. Where do I sign up smile

  7. JimTxMiller profile image77
    JimTxMillerposted 5 years ago


  8. profile image0
    JThomp42posted 5 years ago

    No. I see no reason in the world to do this.

  9. peachpurple profile image83
    peachpurpleposted 5 years ago

    no, i have the so-called height phobia. When i climb the ladder to change the curtains, i can't see down the floor either. No way would i give up my life span!

  10. ladydeonne profile image78
    ladydeonneposted 5 years ago

    NO! Though I would love to be able to fly, and have often dreamed of flying, I love my life and living more.  I'm not willing to give up even one hour of my life because I have so much more to experience, to learn, to see, to give and to receive.  Each moment I am given to breathe is a gift from God.  I'm grateful to fly on airplanes and am looking forward to the day when I can take a space shuttle into outer space.

  11. MickS profile image71
    MickSposted 5 years ago


  12. sunilkunnoth2012 profile image33
    sunilkunnoth2012posted 5 years ago

    why not? Just think of Mahatma Gandhi and Lincoln.  they have done tremendous service to the world.

    1. stanwshura profile image74
      stanwshuraposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Um...huh?  I agree with your comment, but don't understand how it relates to my flight question.

  13. jravity1 profile image70
    jravity1posted 5 years ago can make something that would let you fly. Research develop test... get crackin.