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I Am Reminded of Death When On Airplanes

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    But Never Afraid

    I always end up thinking about the scene from Final Destination. I never really take it seriously, unless the plane is moving around too much, but usually I laugh the nerves off.. We're all gonna die sometime. Why be afraid of it?
    AERogers92 AERogers92 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 9, 2012

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    Suddenly Afraid to Die On Take-off

    I was on a plane back from an overseas trip. On take-off, I felt a sudden panic. Will my life end within the duration of this plane ride? Oh no! Have I properly shown love those who I love? Have I done everything I wanted to do? Have I any regrets? Am I happy? It is only in...
    m8gnolia m8gnolia 31-35, F 7 Responses May 23, 2007

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    We Take Off......

    and the whole flight (no matter how long or short) all i keep thinking about is CRASH! ya know that scene in fight club? yeah. that. and the oxygen! i never have enough anyway........
    juggalove juggalove 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 27, 2010

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    Flying

    Flying,Hate it,Reminds me of death,Death warmed up,Waiting to happen,What if we crash?Will I survive?How will it end?You see,I fear,Being on planes.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M Jan 31, 2012

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    Abroad

    I'm terrified of airplanes. I'm leaving to go abroad in two and a half weeks and looking for reasons not to go. My fiance has been asking me to stay here--primarily because leaving him for eight months is just not something he wants me to do--and I desperately want to go, but I'm...
    peapodpirate peapodpirate 18-21 6 Responses Dec 29, 2008

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    I Am In The Air Force Sometimes Scary

    Flying on airplanes, Love it! When I graduated from college, when I was 23, I enlisted In the Air Force. And I flew supersonic, futuristic looking, armed planes. AKA fighter jets. Yes they are fast. Yes they are deadly. Yes they have guns and missiles. Yes, It was the roller...
    Doolittle547 Doolittle547 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 4, 2012

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    "The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at anytime." - Mark Twain I don't fear death because you can't do much about it. Sure...
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    I remember crying in my mothers arms at the age of 7 when I finally realized that death existed. I was scared and lost with delusions that crying my eyes out would change my...
    Tomorrowsday Tomorrowsday 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 18

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    Oh yes I think about how beautiful death is I mean it is fun to watch people scream and suffer when there death come and of coarse I am going to think about death I am the god of...
    PrinceofFear PrinceofFear 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 26

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    I can honestly say that I do not fear death - mainly because I had to confront my own mortality a number of times and have even been clinically dead more than once. When I was 21...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 4 Responses Nov 5

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    . See the period at the end of the caption? Life is finite - certainly an established fact. Death IS final - probably a good thing. I chose to write about this topic this morning...
    nbta nbta 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 18

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    When I was 11 years old...back in 2005...I had a near death and out of body experience one day. It was a cold, cloudy, and blustery Saturday afternoon back in November 2005. I was...
    britanderson94 britanderson94 18-21, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    I've had a dead experience...I was dead for some minutes (in my experience time was so expanded that I fel like it was a couple of days experiencw) after a traumatic accident. My...
    shibaya1984 shibaya1984 26-30, M Oct 26

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    Death is a simple concept that people tend to make it out to be something it's not. They say it's a new beginning and there's more to it. But this is simply not true all death...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 2 Responses Oct 28

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    i don't fear death yes the death clock in our life can stop at anytime but what's to be afraid of why be afraid when your times up its up no second chances so o say try and make...
    Phoenix2014 Phoenix2014 13-15, M 4 Responses Nov 10

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    I think death is our friend. There are several reason can support my opinion. The first reason is "we are not happy as human being who are leaving on this earth" The second reason...
    yesdesn yesdesn 18-21, M Oct 28

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    When you face death in a situation that is not premeditated or self-actualized it is a much different experience than tendencies of suicide or a death wish caused by depression or...
    midniteinc midniteinc 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I used to fear death and would get really upset just thinking about it. But as I grew older and phased in and out of religious preferences I finally started accepting death is part...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M Oct 26

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    I don't like it when people say "you have your whole life ahead of you" because death can knock on your door at any time.. at any age.. and you never know when your time's up...
    TaoTao90 TaoTao90 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 27

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    I hate how death is the one i love i hate how it consumes my days and nights just thinking about it I love you death but i hate myself for it only if i could love life as much as I...
    sealare sealare 13-15, F Nov 4

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    death is a part of life and only when we accept death can we truly enjoy life
    stonerr686 stonerr686 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have no reason to fear death. It beckons me with open arms, warmer than that of my family, friends, and the woman I love. It makes me wish no one cared for me. Makes me wish not...
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 3 days ago

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    I'm not saying I'll stay standing in the middle of the road if a car is coming right at me. I'll avoid getting killed, but when the time comes, whether it's because of poor health...
    queenettejeanette queenettejeanette 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    It sounds cool to say, but I actually do fear death. I'm afraid of dying for nothing. My death absolutely must mean something. I can't die without leaving some mark upon the world...
    herewegothen herewegothen 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 26

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    Hello Everyone. I personally don't have this fear- or at least not abnormally. I'm currently working as a Media Student and I'm about to start a new film. The plot is still being...
    RebeccaDaizee RebeccaDaizee 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I'm a death note fanatic x3 I have watched the whole anime series I've started reading the manga Im reading Death note Los Angeles BB Mordor Cases I have seen the live action...
    KuroKitsune KuroKitsune 13-15, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    People who Molest children are sick people who needs to the death penalty They took a child innocence and happiness they may never get back The death penalty is a great option...
    Singing13 Singing13 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I am not against bad people who hurt others being punished. People can be very evil and a threat to society. Do I think they deserve to die ? That isn't for me to decide. I would...
    lake1107 lake1107 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I do this all the time. I kinda know why. Because I don't like feeling like I'm dumping my crap on to other people so I just listen to what they have going on in their lives, I'd...
    Fluffyness Fluffyness 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 29

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    Hi.. I can't get death off of my mind. I am scared all the time. I just know my time will come and fear not existing anymore. When I really think about it I get into almost an out...
    roccette roccette 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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    I had two. The first was in my first few weeks of college (in 99, the first of many colleges I attended). I was anorexic and was taking several laxatives a day to avoid gaining...
    Ticklemesilly5 Ticklemesilly5 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 8

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    Stages of people on cellphones at the theater. 1. Uhhh... rude. 2. Excuse you. 3. Yeah the nice lady's voice reminded us twice earlier to turn our phones off. 4. Shut up now or...
    Blujay02 Blujay02 16-17, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I have always had severe asthma which has always been a concern to my parents, being constantly in and out of hospital since a young age. However, I had a severe asthma attack on...
    soyacarton soyacarton 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    When I was 16 I was stabbed 9 times. My lung was punctured I had broken ribs and was pouring blood out of my wounds. My heart had stopped beating and I had stopped breathing when...
    ElGuapoPanza ElGuapoPanza 26-30, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    It just fascinates me, I take to many risks cuz I wanna b close to death I wanna sort of play with it. I never hav understood the fear of death seems cool to me
    bluebell45 bluebell45 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 26

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    This doesnt mean i want to die, but i will give my life for someone else in a second. Death is always the end, it's what you do to get there that matters. Remember that, dont...
    Grant821 Grant821 16-17, M 3 Responses Oct 30

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    I don't fear death at all, I actually envy it. But it makes sense though because I'm suicidal so yeah, I'm obsessed with the thought of death.
    XxBadXVibesxX XxBadXVibesxX 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 2

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    An invisible force took over my body literally blocking my lungs.I laid in coma for 15 days and months of hospital.I was gonna die and thanks to a experimental treatment I survived...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    I am terrified of death, the thought haunts me, if stops me doing things in my day to day life. When people bring it up I am sick with fear, I have even passed out at the sound of...
    livelifefully73 livelifefully73 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    my brother died a year after birth.. ever since his death I've had a dream of him around 5 or 6 years old. he's telling me " sissy don't worry I'm fine. don't be sad sissy. I...
    aubreycurrier aubreycurrier 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 3

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    My brother died of glioblastoma. He died a horrible, painful death. If I become hopelessly terminally ill, please don't force me to suffer as my brother did. Please be with me...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 4 Responses Nov 5

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    My dad always told me not to be afraid of death cause people can't hurt you and when your a live people can hurt.
    zoeyflower zoeyflower 13-15, F 7 Responses Nov 11

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    Years ago, I happily welcomed death with open arms but now that my pubescent years are behind me I am more afraid to die. The thought of not knowing what happens after scares me...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    A long time ago I came face to face with a couple of situations that could have killed me, some probably should have it I hadn't run away from them. I guess I have never really...
    djjak djjak 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 16

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