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I think that immortality is a bad thing. The whole human experience is subject to change. Without it, you could never grow as a person. The people you love would die and you would be left alone. Yes, new people come into your life, but still. I think that the inherent transient nature of humanity is why some people believe in the afterlife. By taking that away you take away a purpose that most people find behind their lives.
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Is immortality a good or a Bad thing? Living forever is good,people today wishing if they can spend through the next decades or hundred years to lived. its sound good but living immortality is scary . Death is sound scary but do you know What is more scary? That is never dying. Why would anyone want to live forever if their is Will be a war if that happen. Think, imagine a world all of Us is immortal What Will happen to our world? We Will have a war Because of food and place. God make Us mortal with a reason that is "die and Born" thousand of people die but thausand of baby born its make like that to make it fair and not over population. What Will happen if it Will be over population? A war. Thats the first though for whole people immortal How about just One? Stay forever, A live and strong but the Love One die? Life become Nothing,full of pain , full of Missing and emtyness. And One thing if stay immortal pur happiness Will change,we Will expect more and more coz its been live the world ,our want change, or happiness change,our mind change, our attitude change its like evolution of human body the life of immortal person Will like that. A froze outside not inside.
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I don't think for an individual there would be anything 'good' or 'bad' about being immortal. You would live and learn from your mistakes and hopefully lead a good life. What I think would be hard would be continually growing close to people and then those people always leaving your world. How much loss can one person take?
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Immortality is a good thing. It is people that aren't. I know most don't agree and believe that deep down inside man is good and wants to do good and given enough time he can show this. But history, the news, and our own experiences tell us otherwise.
Plus, like some have said unless accompanied with eternal youth, living forever would quickly become a curse.
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I thin that immortality is both good and bad. On one hand, you get to live forever and so you don't really have to fear death. On the other hand, you have to watch people you love age and die while you keep on living. I imagine an immortal would likely go insane and return to sanity in cycles because of this.
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I guess you wouldn't really appreciate life to the fullest if you were immortal. On one hand, you would have infinite time at your hands but on the other hand you would get bored of everything after a while.
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I believe immortality is a curse, the whole point of being human is the knowledge that someday we'll all die
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I think it depends on a few things.
- 1) The type of person (greedy vs. kind)
2) How will it affect our environment? Will Earth become overpopulated if many were given the choice? (not enough resources)
3) Quality of life for those who are not mentally stable and others.
4) Religion - people were not created to live forever on Earth.
Very challenging question indeed.
I couldn't agree more. This is a very challenging question...one that's always forgotten in the bustle of life but which will continually haunt us. If we can find a true answer to this question, we will do well for it embraces all that we want.
To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
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I think it's a double edged sword. You have forever to learn everything you ever wanted to and read A LOT of books. But, I think it would be terrible to watch, year-after-year, people you love or grow close to die.
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Immortality is a burden for one not at peace with their environment, and largely,their fellow mankind. But it's interesting, if one gets that peace,even though they die, they still live forever in people's hearts.
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It totally depends on the person's perspective. For me, it is not a good thing. I believe that life is beautiful because it has an end.
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I mentioned this on one of the posts too. Does this just mean you? What about your family? Friends? The world? The planet? I'm not sure I'd be cut out for that.
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I think immortality would be good at first. There are indeed a lot of things you can do if you have boundless life. You can go back and study as many courses as you like, take different professions, meet different people. But I think at one point in one's life, when one has achieved everything he sought after, a person would want permanent peace. And this is the bad thing about immortality, because you have to keep living even if you want to pass on already.