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.
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Post by Catherine and AJ » 16 May 2017, 20:57

I probably wouldn't become immortal. I wouldn't want to outlive my son or other younger family members.

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Post by Cavario » 17 May 2017, 15:30

No I can't. It would be like exchanging live

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Post by ayomide7 » 17 May 2017, 17:27

nope i would rather live this one and join my God in heaven :D
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Post by Belynda White » 17 May 2017, 17:28

Becoming a immortal? I don't think so. It's already such a burden living one life. Even the soul needs some rest.?
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Post by HarleyQuinn2016 » 17 May 2017, 19:28

This is a question that has crossed my mind numerous times while reading. There is a series by Lindsay Sands, where they were made mortal over 2,000 years ago. So, it made me think, about being immortal and what I would do with all that time. I mean, if you are not going to die, you time to do whatever you want to do. Accomplish any dreams you may have. After a few lifetimes, I think it would be tedious. Not to mention lonely. Even if you have someone to share it with, after so many centuries, I imagine even they would get tired of you.

So, No, I would not want to become immortal. Accomplish dreams, and having the time to do it, sounds appealing, but after a while, living many different lifetimes, different lives, I would grow tired of it.
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Post by fidelarmus » 20 May 2017, 19:32

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. ?
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Post by Miriam Molina » 21 May 2017, 16:14

It just dawned on me that one way of becoming immortal is to write a good book. Isn't Shakespeare still alive and well?

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Post by blacksand22 » 22 May 2017, 11:56

No, because our life is like a book. It starts with an ending. There's a characters and an author.

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Post by Oliviam » 22 May 2017, 18:08

I would definitely become an immortal if given the chance. It would be so cool to be able to see how the world and societies change and adapt over time. There's also the added benefit of getting the rest of forever to be able to read as many books as I could possibly get my hands on! I would not be able to turn that down.

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Post by jemgirl202 » 25 May 2017, 21:25

No I would not become immortal. I would hate to keep living as all those I know and love die around me. Immortal no. Time travel, healing powers etc... yes.

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Post by joshfender » 26 May 2017, 00:54

A hard choice, mainly because I would witness all of my friends and family dying. If my friends and family would be immortal with me, I would take it in a heartbeat. But even without my friends and family, I would probably still take it. Mainly because there are many things in the world that I would like to learn and appreciate, and I'm afraid one lifetime might not be enough to cover it.
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Post by oliviase » 26 May 2017, 03:53

Well it depends on the situation/circumstances, naturally if it's positive and for my convenience of course
I will be glad and be thankful to become immortal :D :D :D

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Post by Richhaygood » 28 May 2017, 19:16

Not a chance I would even consider it. Can you imagine the loneliness and heartbreak as you watch all those around you die? Life would become long and tedious and I am sure your mental health would take a beating.
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Post by MLWlovestoread » 29 May 2017, 03:51

I sincerely think immortality would be boring. After all, a sense of urgency and the possibility of no longer having tomorrow is what encourages us to live our lives. Being an immortal would mean a lot of time which would then be a prompt for people to start wasting it.

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Post by hailvilla18 » 29 May 2017, 09:33

I wouldn't want to be immortal. It would be very devastating to see your loved ones pass away and you have to live on your own. I simply want to live a normal life. Yes, I may wish to live longer but not eternally.
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