Philosophy ~ Restate: What would you do if you could not die?

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  1. paradigmsearch profile image88
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    It is forever.

    1. profile image59
      paarsurreyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      @"What would you do if you could not die?"


      Man is mortal and will die one day; so there is no rational "if" .

  2. Cagsil profile image80
    Cagsilposted 7 years ago

    Para, what's your problem with this question? I saw your post in the other thread concerning this topic and it didn't make any sense then, nor does this thread now.

    The question was for YOU as an individual to answer. It made no difference what the OP said. lol

    1. paradigmsearch profile image88
      paradigmsearchposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      What would you do if you could not die?

      1. Cagsil profile image80
        Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Better question is what wouldn't I do if I couldn't die. I would do everything my imagination could dream up and reality would allow. Now, I'm not going to list everything, because to do so requires way too much thought and not enough space to put it all down.

        There would be no limit to what you could do if you couldn't die. That's the whole point. You could live life to the ultimate extreme and not have a worry in the world about dying.

        Get it? wink

        1. Jerami profile image70
          Jeramiposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Sound like a truthful answer, one that most honest people would answer.

            BUT how will that affect everyone else?

          1. Cagsil profile image80
            Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Thank you.
            Why would you think it would affect anyone(everyone) else? As long as I remain who I am, it shouldn't have any affect on anyone(everyone) else.

            1. Jerami profile image70
              Jeramiposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              I was thinking along the lines that everyone knew that they will never die.

                  And if everyone did anything that they ever wanted to do. there would be some conflicting interest.

              1. Cagsil profile image80
                Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                A conflict of interest? lol lol

                1. Jerami profile image70
                  Jeramiposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                  Yep that is what I said; conflicting intrest soulda sadded, "s", am I bad?

                  1. Cagsil profile image80
                    Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                    What type of conflict of interests are you thinking about Jerami? I mean seriously. No one has the right to interfere in someone's life unless it's a detriment to someone else. So, I don't see how a conflict of interest can appear as long as people are not harming others while doing whatever it is that they are planning on doing.

  3. paradigmsearch profile image88
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    I am simple.

    Do you believe in non-existence?

    1. Cagsil profile image80
      Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Do I believe in non-existence? I don't believe in non-existence. I'm of the understanding that I once didn't exist, but do now. wink

  4. recommend1 profile image69
    recommend1posted 7 years ago

    Philosophically - if you could not die then you would continue to live.  Every other part of the thought is conditional on understanding things like forever and everything etc.

    If I could not die I would gather all that knowledge and resource together and create a small world and then create the land and the sea, the trees plants and animals and then I would create people and put them on it and tell them to kneel regularly and worship me - Nah !!  not really, why would I need to do anything so trivial ?

  5. paradigmsearch profile image88
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    Oh, my!

  6. ubanichijioke profile image75
    ubanichijiokeposted 7 years ago

    I will do what i will do!

  7. paradigmsearch profile image88
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    ok, as other.

  8. stclairjack profile image82
    stclairjackposted 7 years ago

    i wonder if in the end,... the imortal wouldnt be misserable,.. to be imortal in a world of mortals would be out of balance.what is light without darkness, what is satisfaction without hunger, what is love without lonelyness,...

    what is life without death.... existance.

    i wonder if meere existance would satisfy the hunger of man.

  9. paradigmsearch profile image88
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    Death is freedom.

  10. maven101 profile image80
    maven101posted 7 years ago

    If I could not die I would rent my body out to science and let them use me as a test bed for medicines, safety devices, nutrition, and other applications that would benefit man...

    I would be particularly drawn to the development of the coital alignment technique ( CAT ) allowing myself to be used as a true test bed for its development...How altruistic is that !!! And forever, too...

  11. paradigmsearch profile image88
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

    A worthy goal.

  12. Disappearinghead profile image75
    Disappearingheadposted 7 years ago

    The knowlege that we will one day die helps us set life into perspective. But if we could live forever then wouldn't life loose it's value and meaning?

    If I was rich, good looking and healthy then living forever would be amazing. But as I'm broke, getting fat and my knees and spine make horrible clicking noises, then living forever would not be so much fun.

    The question is how crap would life have to get before living forever is unbearable? But even if it was unbearable, would I want to die? No that's too final and I have deep insecurities about no longer being conscious.

    Excellent OP by the way.

    1. Jerami profile image70
      Jeramiposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      No that's too final and I have deep insecurities about no longer being conscious.
      ==========================================================                        and a caterpillar might have reservations about the change that it is going to be.        That is normal!     ....   cause, the caterpillar knows that all caterpillars don't make the transition!

          Yep! another reason to Hate God. 
          Ya know ? if Ya think about it?  Maybe?, that is what it all boils down to?
          I know it is over there, ....  across the river, ...  I just don't know if I can swimmmmmm  that far.     
           But after I have swammmm as far as I can. I kinda got a feeling ....
      That some body/thing "IS" going to come the rest of the way and get me.

  13. SpanStar profile image60
    SpanStarposted 7 years ago

    Eternal Life well one of the things I would do is go to those countries where the food isn't getting to the poor and I would driver a truck or carry the food to these people myself.

    1. Jerami profile image70
      Jeramiposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      But if everyone has eternal life ...  ???   Them hungry people  has eternity to come out of their situation?  They aren't going to starve to death cause death isn't any more.       which begs the question.

          Maybe we could have, or have had, eternal life if we weren't so selfish.. and them starving people didn't exist.
          Maybe we reap what we sow?

      1. SpanStar profile image60
        SpanStarposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Jerami you are correct but it was my understanding reading the post that it reflect on individuals not the entire human race for that would have meant the prophecy had been fullfilled and this would not be the same world.

    2. A Troubled Man profile image58
      A Troubled Manposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      And, that's the only thing stopping you now? LOL!

  14. heavenbound5511 profile image73
    heavenbound5511posted 7 years ago

    "For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life. John 3:16

    And I give eternal life to them, and they will never perish ; and no one will snatch them out of My hand.John 10:28

    For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.Romans 6:23

    And we know that the Son of God is come , and hath given us an understanding, that we may know him that is true, and we are in him that is true, even in his Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.1 John 5:20

    1. Cagsil profile image80
      Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Dudette, cut the junk would you. Your scripture has nothing to do with this thread. roll Unbelievable.

      1. heavenbound5511 profile image73
        heavenbound5511posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Actually it does- you guys are talking about eternal life. What you would do if you could not die.
        well if you could not die I'd like to be with God in heaven because this is the reality we will have to face- did we accept Jesus as our Lord so we could gain eternal life?
        So you all are talking about the same subject- yet you speak of it as if you never heard of eternal life with God.
        Sowing and reaping even mentioned by Jerami.
        Well if we sow to the things of God we will reap a harvest of eternal life with God because we believe what God has promised in Christ. If we so to our flesh, let sin reign in our lives, live according to this world and our own sinful desires we will reap death- separation from God.
        So in fact this never dying thing is what God offers and he is the originator of eternal life even being something possible.


        http://youtu.be/IeiRdR6wbv4

        1. Cagsil profile image80
          Cagsilposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          DUH! Actually it doesn't. It's asking for YOUR own personal thoughts. If the first thoughts you have come from scripture, then you have a problem and should seriously SEEK HELP.

  15. heavenbound5511 profile image73
    heavenbound5511posted 7 years ago
  16. paradigmsearch profile image88
    paradigmsearchposted 7 years ago

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  17. sarasotadui profile image60
    sarasotaduiposted 7 years ago

    If I cannot die? I'll continue to do what I am doing now. .. big_smile

 
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