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      Are you afraid of death?

      Nope.

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      I'm not afraid of death. I'm afraid of suffering before my death; leaving my daughter without her father; and leaving my mother with both her husband and her only son gone.

      But as far as death, itself.....eh. Doesn't bother me all that much.
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      I think we all are, we just don't like to admit it.

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      Is that really necessary...?
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      Fear no,
      I use to invite it, cheat it. Even kissed it.
      Man has a dark side. It's called stupidity.

      Now I don't wish for death, I'll just wait until it comes. I don't try to imagine what it's like. Just hope to go-with-the-flow when it knocks on the door for me.

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      I think about death sometimes, i'm not scared OF it, i am more scared of the fear you can get. Thinking "oh no i am gonna die, this can't be, not now", and get that fear that takes you over COMPLETLY. Sometimes when i think of dieing, i start to say "i don't wanna die or i'll miss *insert thing you will miss here*, and i don't wanna miss it". For me the NHL trade deadline passed so i don't wanna die because i wanna see how my Pittsburgh Penguins will do with their new players.
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      The more one associates oneSelf, or "I", with this (body)..

      The more one will see fear well up within
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      I was dead for a longgggg time before I was conceived. I never suffered any inconveniences. As far as I'm concerned, LIFE is the inconvenience, but the fact that I understand that and am able to experience it makes me want to live. To answer your question on a more direct note, I am most certainly not afraid of death. At all.
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      death will be

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      I can say, back in the day I used to stare death in the face and laugh but something has happened over years, (I've Matured) I can honestly say I'm not afraid to go when it's my time, but I'm in the same position as Oneironaut. I'm more afraid of leaving my daughter without her father and my wife without her hubby. The rest of the world outside of my family I could care less about when it's my time to go.

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      Quote Originally Posted by LucidFlanders View Post
      For me the NHL trade deadline passed so i don't wanna die because i wanna see how my Pittsburgh Penguins will do with their new players.
      Such great things to live for. =D
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      Does it really matter if you're afraid of death? It comes regardless.

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      Well, I certainly don't look forward to it. But real fear, felt it only once when I tried to imagine being dead. Never since, but never thought about it that vividly.

      I have a question. Why do half of comments here speak about challenging death multiple times? What are you people, action heroes?
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      If you are on an airplane that you know for a fact is about to crash, you are going to be terrified. I don't think anybody is above that. Everybody is afraid of death.
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      Quote Originally Posted by Abra View Post
      Such great things to live for. =D
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      It's easy to say no right now. You have to be in a slightly altered state of conscience of really experience the fear of it.

      Next time you're falling asleep... think about death, what could be, how could be, and see just how quickly you pop awake.

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      I look forward to death.
      Don't get me wrong, I enjoy life, but I want to know what happens after life.
      This shit never happens to me

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      Yes..

      I don't want to suffer as I'm dying.

      I don't know what's going to happen to me after I've died.

      Pretty much the whole "fear of the unknown" thing..

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      Im much more afraid of the suffering that happens before death than death itself. I am fairly certain there is at least something after death. but the thought of all my conciousness just disappearing...that does scare me too if I think about it too much.
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      Death is a state of being (or not being, depending) that occurs at the moment life is ended. I am not afraid of whatever is to come after my life ends (which is the equivalent to saying I do not fear death).

      Dying, on the other hand, is the actual act of ending life, which I'm sure is not going to be particularly pleasant unless I'm one of the lucky ones who can die instantaneously in an explosion or quietly in my sleep. The number one factor that would be worrying me the most during this state is for how my friends and family would react. I hate the thought of them being hurt over something like the death of a loved one, but it's something that can't be avoided. Nevertheless, I'll be sure to make a list of epic songs for them to play at my funeral, and I'll let those closest to me know that they ought to wear something a little more cheerful for the ceremony. I want people to be happy when I die, in a peaceful sort of way. That makes the actual prospect of dying easier for me. The death that comes afterwards, I imagine, would be peaceful anyways. But those are just my personal feelings.

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      Not in the least bit, I think it's WAY over exxadurated.

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      I'm far less afraid of death than of not dying. There are several things that could happen if I die: afterlife, reincarnation, nothingness. I hate pain, I hate being unable to move, falling, damage. If I'm falling, and have time to think, I don't worry about dying; I worry about the falling feeling, then any injuries. Not dying is infinitely scarier for me than death. A lifetime of pain, or paralysis, or even spending the rest of eternity waiting for my final moment to end. I'm not afraid of death. (Note: I also don't welcome death. If I die, I die, but I'll keep living until something else kills me.)
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      Quote Originally Posted by Daniel Danciu View Post
      Does it really matter if you're afraid of death? It comes regardless.
      I asked my friend, "What do you think of the afterlife?"

      "Irrelevant," she simply replied. I never asked again.

      In this thread, methinks there is too much apathy toward death. It's death. You're fucking dead. Why worry about it, you ask? Opposite of survival. Life continues to strive for permanence in this universe. What do you think about that poetic struggle, those of you on computers (multiple computers! Internet!), in your comfy top 1&#37; of the human population... What do you think about that?

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      Quote Originally Posted by OldSparta
      I murdered someone, there was bloody everywhere. On the walls, on my hands. The air smelled metallic, like iron. My mouth... tasted metallic, like iron. The floor was metallic, probably iron

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      No, I don't fear death as I have no reason to believe it won't be identical to how it was before I was born. And that wasn't bad at all.


      The only thing that worries me, aside from those who remain suffering is that the process of dying might well be unpleasant, depending on how lucky or unlucky I am.

      This does all of course, not mean I want to die either. But I did accept the fact I would die long ago, and given how inevitable it is, there seems little point worrying much.

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      I don't fear death. The only reason I dislike death is because of my family and loved ones, as Oneironaut said. But I accept it, for I have seen many close ones bite the dust, and it reassures me to know that I moved on with my life and that I keep them alive in my mind. I suspect others will do the same for me. So it's really not all that bad.

      Thing is though, for some stupid reason I tend to enjoy doing things that involve death as a worse case scenario. But I do it because it makes me fight for my survival. That gets me high. I like the fact that death is there waiting, if one makes a mistake. It makes you stronger to confront it and it makes you appreciate life when you get a taste of it.

      Plus, as others have mentioned in this thread, who isn't extremely curious and excited to find out what happens afterwards? I'll be glad if I just stop being and my body feeds the earth, but boy...am I going to be fucking stoked if there is more!

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      I have no fear of death, just the suffering before it as others have said. People who have been clinically dead have never reported anything that was bad as far as I know.

      I look forward to a rest away from all of life's troubles, but I have things to get done before then.

      If I do have a fear of death it is not because I don't want to admit it, it is because it is unvolentary. Like a panic attack even though you know nothing is wrong you still panic because chemicals are being mass produced in the brain through a physical instinct to stay alive.
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