What do you think,your'e life will be as an immortal?

Discuss the February 2017 Book of the Month, The Diary of an Immortal by David J Castello.
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What do you think,your'e life will be as an immortal?

Post by samebcay18 » 01 Feb 2017, 20:49

In our present life we encountered a lot of obtacles.I think life would be easy if we are an immortal.

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Post by The Researcher » 01 Feb 2017, 21:00

samebcay18 wrote:In our present life we encountered a lot of obtacles.I think life would be easy if we are an immortal.
But immmortality will only increase the span of life.how do you think it will reduce your current life problems.
I think immortality will change your reaction or perspective towards life incidents as you will know that nothing will be fatal anymore for you
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Post by Wasif Ahmed » 01 Feb 2017, 21:50

The Researcher wrote:
samebcay18 wrote:In our present life we encountered a lot of obtacles.I think life would be easy if we are an immortal.
But immmortality will only increase the span of life.how do you think it will reduce your current life problems.
I think immortality will change your reaction or perspective towards life incidents as you will know that nothing will be fatal anymore for you
I agree. Immortality won't solve ones life problems. I haven't imagined what my life would be as an immortal as I don't want to become one. ?
When people say you've changed, it just means that you have stopped living your life, their way.

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Post by Julie Ditton » 01 Feb 2017, 21:52

That would depend on whether the immortality also completely eliminated pain and illness or merely prevented fatality. Pain and suffering are such a part of life that if these were eliminated, immortality could be a lot of fun.
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Post by Wasif Ahmed » 01 Feb 2017, 22:00

Julie Ditton wrote:That would depend on whether the immortality also completely eliminated pain and illness or merely prevented fatality. Pain and suffering are such a part of life that if these were eliminated, immortality could be a lot of fun.
That's basically how paradise would be.
When people say you've changed, it just means that you have stopped living your life, their way.

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Post by Jennifer Allsbrook » 01 Feb 2017, 22:23

samebcay18 wrote:In our present life we encountered a lot of obtacles.I think life would be easy if we are an immortal.
I think immortality would only exacerbate the problems we must encounter. Never being able to stop the daily grind...knowing you would never die..It just seems like existence would lose its special meaning after a time.

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Post by Wasif Ahmed » 01 Feb 2017, 22:44

Jennifer Allsbrook wrote:
samebcay18 wrote:In our present life we encountered a lot of obtacles.I think life would be easy if we are an immortal.
I think immortality would only exacerbate the problems we must encounter. Never being able to stop the daily grind...knowing you would never die..It just seems like existence would lose its special meaning after a time.
Yeah. I agree with you. But it would also be quite fun If you had a few immortal friends. If me and my friends were immortal, then there would have been nothing we couldn't do. Going home after a hangout always feels bad. But despite all these positives there are also many negatives like the ones you mentioned.
When people say you've changed, it just means that you have stopped living your life, their way.

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Post by Insightsintobooks » 02 Feb 2017, 00:32

Jennifer Allsbrook wrote:
samebcay18 wrote:In our present life we encountered a lot of obtacles.I think life would be easy if we are an immortal.
I think immortality would only exacerbate the problems we must encounter. Never being able to stop the daily grind...knowing you would never die..It just seems like existence would lose its special meaning after a time.
I agree. After some time I think it would get tiring. You would also lose those closest to you as well.
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Post by dhwanis » 03 Feb 2017, 00:38

Extremely sad and lonely..I also feel that we show and care more for those around us when we have a slight fear of losing them to death forever..I feel if that goes, people would just take others for granted even more.
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Post by gali » 03 Feb 2017, 08:45

It will be challenging but rewarding.
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Post by MarisaRose » 03 Feb 2017, 08:47

I disagree! I think there would be a lot of difficulties as an immortal. Though I think it would be easier to earn and save money because of years of experience, I think there would be a lot of mental difficulties. Friends and family would only be around for a little while, you would constantly have to keep forming new relationships only for those to also die out quickly! Also, I think it would be exhausting. After a while, things could become monotonous, you would always be looking for new things and new places to go... but the world is only so big. Mostly, I think it would be difficult because it would be lonely.
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Post by greenstripedgiraffe » 03 Feb 2017, 09:03

Immortality poses a lot of problems. Everyone you know dies. Everyone you don't know dies. Historically speaking, the world has been progressively worsening as far as evil goes, so more wars = more people dying. Only place it's worth being immortal is Heaven. No more wars, no death, no sorrow, no sickness, etc. On earth here - not so much.
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Post by Wasif Ahmed » 05 Feb 2017, 19:30

MarisaRose wrote:I disagree! I think there would be a lot of difficulties as an immortal. Though I think it would be easier to earn and save money because of years of experience, I think there would be a lot of mental difficulties. Friends and family would only be around for a little while, you would constantly have to keep forming new relationships only for those to also die out quickly! Also, I think it would be exhausting. After a while, things could become monotonous, you would always be looking for new things and new places to go... but the world is only so big. Mostly, I think it would be difficult because it would be lonely.
Nice imagination. This will give any one who wants to be an immortal some thoughts. ?
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Post by EmperorOfBooks » 05 Feb 2017, 22:23

Life would definitely have a lot of parallels to how it was in the past (present day for us) and the future in which I'd be living in. But it would change my perspective on many life situations, because not every generation will ALWAYS face the same problems as the ones who came before them.
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Post by Guppy » 06 Feb 2017, 05:24

samebcay18 wrote:In our present life we encountered a lot of obtacles.I think life would be easy if we are an immortal.
I think being immortal would just increase the number of obstacles in life.
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