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I Do Not Fear Death

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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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    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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    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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    ....& 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 a week ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I probably fear life more than I fear death. There are far worse things in life than there are in death. I’d like to think of death as a liberation of struggles, diseases...
    TheGreatLeveler TheGreatLeveler 22-25, M 4 Responses Jul 31

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    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 don't fear death; though I do have some issues coping with grief. I come from a family that did not really help me to understand and cope with grief, so even now at age 42 I'm...
    BJH72 BJH72 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 31

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    I don't fear death, I fear what happens to my loved ones that I leave behind, that I can no longer protect, I've been close to death many times, my heart has actually stopped 2...
    HeadStrongPro HeadStrongPro 16-17, M Aug 19

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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 3 days ago

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    I don't go out looking for death defying experiences, but I adventurous. A former Marine, I'm a motorcycle rider and love to try a lot of adventure sports. I guess I don't fear...
    Brandona7x Brandona7x 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I don't fear death because I'm not traumatized or have horrible (or any memories) of what was before birth. That non-existence is my only connection to death, and I can't remember...
    Thediary Thediary 26-30, M 3 Responses Aug 10

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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 6 days ago

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    To me life is useless I'm a very dark person and have never feard death if death were to come knocking on my door I would just let it in or end up cheating death I can be very...
    Shadow500 Shadow500 18-21, M Aug 1

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    I don't fear death, I fear my existence meaning nothing to anyone. I am afraid I have not changed someone's life. I am scared that I won't matter.
    skybaby0 skybaby0 18-21 3 Responses Aug 3

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    I Don't Fear Death, it's as simple as that. I know that's a really random thing to say but it's true. It's another unknown and naturally I'm curious as to how etc. Everyone does of...
    BriGrace BriGrace 13-15, F Aug 5

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    I don't fear death.. But, I fear pain.
    teeaaaa teeaaaa 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 5

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    I don't fear death because if I die, I know it's meant to be so.
    ginawexler ginawexler 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    I never fear death as its a one option for me to escape my reality 😔💔
    unknowngirlvasquez unknowngirlvasquez 18-21, F 6 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    "I know it is coming, and I do not fear it, because I believe there is nothing on the other side of death to fear. I hope to be spared as much pain as possible on the approach path...
    MrTimothyMcNeil MrTimothyMcNeil 18-21, M Jul 30

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    Deaths not something to fear, it's something to look forward to. in life we never know for certain wats gonna happen but we know wat ever we do death will come, we think we can...
    georgia2001 georgia2001 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 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 6 days ago

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    I don't fear the death of myself, I fear the peoples pain around me, it would unravel so many lives.
    ScottM13 ScottM13 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 5

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    Like a DJ project, "Suffering from Success" is my secret story too. One of my mentors had a project titled "you're nothing until you're dead" and that's so true. A dead rapper...
    lifeafterdeath7 lifeafterdeath7 51-55, M Aug 9

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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 2 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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    I never saw Death as evil. For me to die woud lead me into an eternal sleep, this nightmare shall finally end. I wait for it. Every moment is a moment closer to my death. My final...
    CaseyaBrokenDoll CaseyaBrokenDoll 13-15, F 5 Responses Aug 3

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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 4 days ago

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    For some reason I don't feel death personally I think that it would be a huge weight of off my shoulder but yeah the only thing that I'm scared of it death
    HannahlovesHH HannahlovesHH 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 30

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