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Tue Sep 10, 2013, 01:38 PM

Wouldn't living forever be a worse punishment than death?

I can't thinking of anything worse.

Living 500,000 years would be great, but an eternity would be torturous.

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Reply Wouldn't living forever be a worse punishment than death? (Original post)
Dash87 Sep 2013 OP
PoliticAverse Sep 2013 #1
Dash87 Sep 2013 #2
rrneck Sep 2013 #3
4commonsense Aug 2014 #4
Jovi-Balani Sep 2014 #5
Agschmid Sep 2014 #6
NRaleighLiberal Sep 2014 #7
Carlos Rodrigez Sep 2014 #8
Sweeney Dec 2014 #10
Sweeney Dec 2014 #9

Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2013, 01:49 PM

1. Well it would certainly worsen 'life in prison without parole' sentences... n/t

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Response to PoliticAverse (Reply #1)

Tue Sep 10, 2013, 01:52 PM

2. Worse yet, there would be no humans left but you eventually.

So you would be stuck in a jail cell until the cell was destroyed by the elements.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Tue Sep 10, 2013, 04:22 PM

3. Good movie...

The Man From Earth. Low budget with a "TV" feel but strangely thought provoking.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Sat Aug 23, 2014, 04:43 PM

4. Only if in the same or worse place in life

If our place eternal is in heaven, then infinity would be a beautiful and joyful continuum of our existence.

Remember, there are no tears in heaven- a place where we're not floating around on fluffy clouds strumming upon harp strings. Talk about boring! I'm glad that true paradise is not like this...

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Sun Sep 7, 2014, 11:26 PM

5. I have no idea

I just cant conceive of living forever. ALthough ive heard that eternity isnt the same as forever...eternity being a place 'without time.' rather than an infinate amount of time. What if you lived in a place without time? That would be the same right?

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Response to Jovi-Balani (Reply #5)

Sun Sep 7, 2014, 11:37 PM

6. Hmmm without time might be worse?

No sense of beginning or end ever.

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Response to Jovi-Balani (Reply #5)

Sun Sep 7, 2014, 11:54 PM

7. But what is time, anyway?

Such a short word.

Such a lot to read about it!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Tue Sep 23, 2014, 01:57 AM

8. there

 

are worse things than eternal life

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Response to Carlos Rodrigez (Reply #8)

Thu Dec 4, 2014, 01:26 PM

10. It could be worse.

And I don't know how; but when anyone wants to know my small P, philosophy; that there is about it.
Sweeney

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Thu Dec 4, 2014, 01:24 PM

9. To be bored to death

Is to entertain the idea of nothing with music and tea. The last hour of work is eternity. The clock runs backward, falls on its face, and your phone is silent, there's no one to call, a bee is buzzing out in the street, your stomach is full and there's nothing to eat, there's a radio playing way down the hall, and Santa is coming and taking it all, and finding it large and leaving it small, and life has no meaning, and time cannot crawl, but the shadows are creeping all over the wall. Time is a little king in a boat rowing himself around in a moat with one oar long, and one oar short, he rows my whole life gone.
Sweeney

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