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I Do Not Fear Death

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    Living Free Of Fear

    I was a member of the LDS / Mormon organization, an organization that like many other religious groups maintains control through fear. Fear of retribution, fear of eternal damnation, fear of not belonging to the "One True Faith". Members, most descent and good people, are...
    ScottShaw ScottShaw 26-30, M 2 Responses Jun 6, 2013

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    Death Will Come For Us All

    Let me just say I don't fear death because sooner or later we're all going to be die anyway. I just live life to the fullest and I live it each and everyday because you never know if today or tomorrow maybe your last day here on earth. I live for the moment and I walk on a thin...
    JimMorrisonRocks JimMorrisonRocks 26-30, M Mar 3, 2013

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    There isn't a logical point to being afraid to

    die. It's a natural part of life, and will happen to all of us. The point was never to hide under the blanket, dreading the day, nor was it to get from point A to point Z. It is always the journey getting there, and the pathway you choose to take to live the best life you can...
    LaurenJFisher LaurenJFisher 22-25 1 Response Feb 17

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    No Reason

    I've danced at the edge of Death's chasm before.  Many times.  By now, I see no call for fear.  Death is but the shadow side of life, the dark side that as creatures of the Light we cannot yet know.I've seen true evil and horror here on this side of the gap; I see no reason to...
    Plaid Plaid 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 14, 2011

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    Why I Do Not Fear Death

    I used to be worried about death, and to a degree, I still am, but ultimately, no, I am not afraid of death. Like everyone else in the world, I have reasons to fear things and to not fear things. One of the things that does not really scare me is the prospect of death. Without...
    MeadowsofHeaven MeadowsofHeaven 18-21, M Sep 25, 2010

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    Only Natural

    Let me start by saying that my feelings on death are not attributable to any religious dogma. Everything that lives likewise, dies. I believe that the willful persistence against death is wholly unnatural. It is one thing to fight against your own death when you are young and...
    VaritySinning VaritySinning 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 29, 2011

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    It Would Be a Relief

    I am not afraid to die. At one time in my life i longed for it begged for it. Untill recentley i lived in a very dark world full of death abuse addictions and horrific violence. I have seen people shot beaten and stabbed. I witnessed friends overdose and die in car accidents...
    str8edge757 str8edge757 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 29, 2009

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    iTzzMike iTzzMike 13-15, M Sep 10

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    I do not fear death, the manifestation

    nor the action of dying. What I fear is the pain that comes with it. I force myself to believe it's the only way out, if I just took my own life I could end this tragedy, put everyone else out of their misery thus ending my own. I long for death itself, but to abandon the few...
    WhereDeathGoes WhereDeathGoes 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 18

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    why fear death. in my opinion

    as soon as we were born we started dying. so this isnt life this is death itself. im not afraid now, so i doubt i will ever be
    5203am 5203am 18-21, F Mar 11

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    ....& as I prepare for the knife - to replace

    my neck_ I don't fear the competency of the surgeons in which who will perform my repair- yet I fear the timing of the end of my Story_ and when it may be- for there is an Angel I've been blessed to know - I am not ready to leave amongst the madness her on earth _ just yet...
    Ms12nv Ms12nv 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 18

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    Have No Fear

    really I fear living in this world anymore with the way it has gone over the years death will allow me to be with my wife and her mother or the lady that brought me up and taught me to be a man
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M 2 Responses Nov 10, 2011

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    Although I'm Not Sure...

    I'm curious about the experience & what, if anything, happens then. I expect to die in the not too distant future, doubting any kind of immortality. Life is fun, but also pain (also the fun). I wouldn't care to hang around with alzheimers or similar ... what I've seen of aged...
    raedeejay raedeejay 66-70, M Dec 20, 2012

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    Look Forward To It

    I would love to have a party thrown where everyone recounts my life and says special goodbye's to me and then I voluntarily give up my life the way I choose. No one is sad, everyone is happy I get to die when I choose and the way I choose. I believe everyone should be given...
    AndiSissy AndiSissy 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 1, 2013

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    Fear No Death

    Maybe dying, and how it may go. And if I don't fear death then why haven't I stopped fearing life and concerning myself with what others may think or react to my real thoughts? "good, you?" Has become a trained response when people ask how I'm doing. I rarely speak my mind...
    soulcrushingbass soulcrushingbass 26-30, M Nov 29, 2012

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    death is no big deal really,

    no more taxes, no more paycheck to paycheck and i doubt i've done anything to tick off the good man upstairs so i'm good with it. i don't think i need to go out of my way to encourage it, but it doesn't scare me
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 30 mins ago

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    Fear?

    My,  but aren't we a small group? I wonder why that is?  Perhaps you two have faced this foe down before as I have. Perhaps you've been with people and animals as they exited this life and have seen the peace and serenity that envelopes them when they are not fearful or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 28, 2009

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    Eternity is not in my hands,

    but I know the one who controls it, people gave their lives do I can live free, why should I fear when it's my turn
    Freddie61 Freddie61 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    Do Not Fear Death

    We all know when we were born and we all don't know when we'll die.  I personally do not fear death, I just hope when my time will come, I won't be in any pain.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Sep 4, 2010

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    I Didn't Use To, But Now?

    I haven't feared death for a long time now. Death was familiar. Death took many that I loved. It wasn't that I thought I'd join them, but I saw that life went on. I saw that I would one day be planted in the ground too. And all the problems, and all the joys, all the worries...
    accomplice accomplice 41-45, M 5 Responses Oct 12, 2010

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    Shoot me. Chock me. Pound me.

    Let me died in my sleep. Heart attack. Cancer. Murder me. Just let me die. We don't all get to live forever. I should have died already. But I'm no dead. So kill me in the worst possible way ever. Make me suffer. Just kill me. Or better stab me. Make me die the way I was...
    Helloblah17 Helloblah17 13-15, F Feb 26

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    HAD A FEW CLOSE CALLS AND ANYWAY EVERYONE'S

    GONNA DIE SOMEDAY! I really don’t see the big deal about death… everyone gonna die anyway so there's no way you can be alive forever! I've suffered enough and experienced a lot of pain physically and psychologically so I am happy to go whenever! I've nearly died many...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    I See No Reason To

    Everything on this planet has a time limit, so why bother worrying about it? I know I'm going to die one day, but that's still pretty far off and it doesn't really concern me.What concerns me is how I live my life BEFORE I die. I'm not expecting to make some huge impact on the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 2, 2011

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    I don't fear death because it can come at

    anytime. I just what I love to do with the time I have, and I'll continue to do those things until I can't and I'll die happy.
    addictedtoweightlifting addictedtoweightlifting 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 21, 2013

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    A Part Of Life

    i do not fear life.far from it.it is a part of life and i welcome it with open arms.i have had a few near death experiences.i just wish my time would could soon
    freeangel freeangel 31-35, F 6 Responses Nov 27, 2010

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    I think that society needs to become much more

    familiar/comfortable with the concept of death. We are so incredibly sheltered from something that we should all Look at in the eye. erasing the fear and panic that surrounds death. It happens to all of us, regardless if you chose to accept it, or deny it till the day you die...
    Mercurylucidity Mercurylucidity 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I kind of want to die .

    I'm not saying I'm going to commit suicide, but if I was crushed by a piece of heavy equipment, or the roof caved in on me, or choked on my vomit in my sleep I wouldn't mind. I just want to go in an unexpected way
    Caveman03 Caveman03 22-25, M 1 Response Dec 12, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Fear of death vs fear of pain? I think reason pepole fear death is often because of the pain that comes along with it rather than actually being dead. All short of terminal...
    gypa gypa 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I fear death. But I don't fear death. I accept and welcome death. At the same time I deny it. I want to die only because I get tired of living. But I figure once I make the choice...
    CJCA CJCA 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 26

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    I have depression and I often think about suicide and have suicidal phases or whatever you call them. As I write this, I don't feel suicidal so don't worry. :) But when I do feel...
    lovelyloner143 lovelyloner143 13-15, F Aug 24

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    What is everyone's general consensus of what happens when you die? Do you believe in a heaven or hell? Do you believe in non-existence after death? What happened to cause you not...
    RedVinekiss RedVinekiss 31-35, F 7 Responses Sep 3

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    I don't fear death as we are all going to die. Example getting on a plane most people are saying I hope we don't crash or the engine fails. I hope for those things. I'm weird I...
    supergirl01 supergirl01 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    We just don't fear death that's why they fear us so much, dying in battle is honourable. ps: To the person who feels a strong need to correct the spelling of the word...
    RagnarLodbrok RagnarLodbrok 41-45, M Sep 11

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    I never fear death as its a one option for me to escape my reality 😔💔
    unknowngirlvasquez unknowngirlvasquez 18-21, F Aug 23

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    A dark night, not a stormy one nor was it cloudy. A beautiful bright lit moon filled night, warm and peaceful. Yet, this soul wasn't at peace. When all the world seemed so content...
    soldierofshadows soldierofshadows 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 26

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    I don't fear death because my god Jesus's Christ will be there waiting for me
    lovenlive5 lovenlive5 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 5

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    I have been with many people when they died. As a nurse I have always tried to sit with a person if they were alone when death was near. My wife and I sat with my father as he...
    laird laird 61-65, M 4 Responses Aug 23

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    When you have seen his ugly face so many times you just look at it and become more curious than anything. I don't fear nor hate death as it is merely the outcome of all things in...
    jwolf09 jwolf09 22-25, M Sep 7

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    Good or evil they both have the same thing in common.. Which is fear of death, but I'm a Neutral person I accept death
    nixgreat nixgreat 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 1

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    A dark presence is within us all, It's those who fear the night that make the call. The darkness covers your eyes making you fear, There are more of them; soon they'll be here...
    MsTedious MsTedious 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    I greet death as an old friend. When it happens, it'll happen. We all die in the end. It will always end up the same no matter what... So why fear it? Embrace it!
    No1ne No1ne 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 23

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    I have cheated death so many times I almost feel like I'm in a war and waiting to see who will win. My Father has given me great insight on the matter and when you truly know what...
    RedVinekiss RedVinekiss 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    Death is inevitable! what's to fear? That's like being afraid to live.
    g13mo g13mo 22-25, M 3 Responses Sep 5

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    I don't welcome death. I don't look forward to death. I enjoy life as it is. That is all there is and that is everything. When death comes, there is no longer life. What a...
    YodaWho YodaWho 70+, M 1 Response Aug 25

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    I think its worrying how i don't find death in the least bit scary, we're dying, every second of every we get closer to death. And i quite honestly can't wait.
    abby9305 abby9305 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 22

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    I fear how I might die. I pray it's in my sleep.
    dirtydarkness dirtydarkness 26-30, F 7 Responses Aug 22

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    Death is just a nap with no end
    EmbraceForever EmbraceForever 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 27

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    The death will always come for us. No need to fight it, it will happen.
    TheEndOfTime TheEndOfTime 70+, T 6 Responses Aug 27

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    Cuz god is with us :) nobody is scared of fear! Doubt is what u need or Will!
    meokeju meokeju 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    I am looking forward to death lol. I want to live a happy life of course but no matter how good life is it really is one big challenge. I have a knowing that God is real and do not...
    maurylight maurylight 18-21, F Aug 29

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