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You have been given a choice to become immortal. Would you?

Discuss the February 2017 Book of the Month, The Diary of an Immortal by David J Castello.

Re: You have been given a choice to become immortal. Would y

Post Number:#241 by EugeniuszMosz
» 20 Mar 2017, 00:46

So, Santy Clause gives you the option of becoming immortal for Christmas this year, kind of like Dorian Gray, but without the scary painting and satanic involvement. Would you take him up on the offer? There are no super powers or vampirism or anything else involved, just good old fashioned immortality.

Even though I'd be intrigued to see what the next seven or eight hundred years holds, I think I would most likely decline. It would be too hard to see everybody you ever get to know grow old and die and to outlive your own great great grandchildren. Also, I imagine that after a few hundred years, life could get quite tiresome. Heck, you could even crave the sweet embrace of the grave at that point.

-- 20 Mar 2017, 00:47 --

As Queen said, "Who wants to live forever when love must die?"

Plus, life is boring enough. Having to do the same thing for all eternity would be horrible. It'd be like living in the The Bible, Creationism And Prophecy thread on the Christianity forum.
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Re: You have been given a choice to become immortal. Would y

Post Number:#242 by maraman
» 21 Mar 2017, 07:36

Absolutely not! To see your beloved ones getting older and dying all over again would be a disaster for me. Besides, would it mean you have stopped aging at your 20s, 30s...80s (God forbid)? Living one life, but living it fully would be quite enough for me.
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It's difficulty for one to change his lifestyle

Post Number:#243 by mufaz06
» 21 Mar 2017, 09:28

:D
Wasif Ahmed wrote:If you were given the choice of not aging beyond a certain point, would you do it?
I am not sure. The idea of becoming immortal does sound interesting but.....

Please share your thoughts on this topic. 😃

:D it sounds very intresting as it is difficulty
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Post Number:#244 by Lovela
» 21 Mar 2017, 11:10

The idea of immortality is as old as hills.People have always dreamt to live endlessly.Why did Adam and Eva refuse to take God"s gift of eternal life? They preferred life with pains, sorrows and being in the know that they will die.that is there's something more important than life of life is meaningless without it. No doubt it is love.
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Post Number:#245 by Sarah G
» 21 Mar 2017, 13:13

I don't think I would. It would be too long a life with too higher expectation to it. It may not be nice knowing that you will pass on some day but at least it would show a change. For all we know that could lead to a new life.
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Post Number:#246 by Tsheola Asavela
» 21 Mar 2017, 14:31

Firstly, I believe that no one ever really dies but, in respect to the question, which, I assume has to do with the current lifetime (the physical world)... I would take immortality.
As part of my faith and belief system; I already do believe in immortality after Ressurection therefore, I believe it is part and parcel of my evolution and destiny to live forever but, I must die in this realm in order to complete my soul's journey.
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Post Number:#247 by michelonline29
» 21 Mar 2017, 21:30

If I were given a chance to become immortal I would prefer to be one. Being an immortal gives us the chance to live for eternity. This means that I can have the opportunity to explore and observed all the changes evolved in the world.
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Re: You have been given a choice to become immortal. Would y

Post Number:#248 by Clive Johnson
» 22 Mar 2017, 03:27

I expect someone has said this: better late than ever.
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Post Number:#249 by Kansiime Grace
» 22 Mar 2017, 08:26

Hahaha i would actually want to be immortal for a short time, if it so happens that i have my brains to simply know how it feels and can tell what i felt at that particular moment.
but would i be immortal and still reason things out normally? just wondering in thoughts...
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Re: You have been given a choice to become immortal. Would y

Post Number:#250 by Clive Johnson
» 22 Mar 2017, 09:11

Would your brain be in a jar with sense and organs attached to it? The bossy husband in a Roald Dahl story suffered for his sins in that way. Suppose your mental faculties survived, mysteriously unconnected to your organs, what would you see? If other people survived in the same way, how would you see them, speak to them, hear them or touch them? I dare not allude to the organ of taste. How would other people recognize you and how would you spend a timeless existence?
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Re: You have been given a choice to become immortal. Would y

Post Number:#251 by Kansiime Grace
» 22 Mar 2017, 09:44

hat is why i would want to be immortal for only a few days.....
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Re: You have been given a choice to become immortal. Would y

Post Number:#252 by Clive Johnson
» 22 Mar 2017, 16:10

You would scream, if you had vocal chords.
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Re: You have been given a choice to become immortal. Would y

Post Number:#253 by wroteyou
» 23 Mar 2017, 04:59

Ever seen Death Becomes Her?

-- 23 Mar 2017, 05:00 --

just some food for though ;)
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Re: You have been given a choice to become immortal. Would y

Post Number:#254 by Rebecca Henderson
» 23 Mar 2017, 18:29

Here's the thing, because I'm in my mid-twenties right now so being immortal in this stage of my body would be pretty sweet. I'm still young enough that I'd have the energy I'd need, but at the same time, a body gets tired of this world, don't you think?

Then again, there is a certain draw to being young forever and having the time to write and read as much as you please . . .
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Re: You have been given a choice to become immortal. Would y

Post Number:#255 by Cheeky
» Yesterday, 07:32

oh yea deff, would,Immortality has a certain allureing feature to it.
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