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I Do Not Fear Death

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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...
    MakeshiftDeity MakeshiftDeity 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 18

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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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Sep 21

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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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    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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    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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    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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    GirlInTheMountains GirlInTheMountains 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    iTzzMike iTzzMike 13-15, M 1 Response Sep 10

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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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    ....& 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Im sorry everyone for everything i did to you

    weather you feel in love where my friend or i made you mad im sorry im gonna go now bye everyone
    sealare sealare 13-15, F Oct 24

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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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    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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    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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    Jacob1349035 Jacob1349035 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 26

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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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    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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    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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    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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    "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...
    makenap makenap 16-17, M 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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 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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    I'm not sure many people realize that there's a difference between wishing for death, and simply being unafraid. Persistence of suicidal thoughts doesn't equate to fearlessness...
    Socialized Socialized 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 don't fear death I fear pain
    CopperEyedGirl CopperEyedGirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 2

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    I don't fear death itself. I fear dying alone, forgotten, with no one to miss me
    TheWickedJester TheWickedJester 26-30, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I don't fear death I wish for it..
    Melissa072302 Melissa072302 13-15, F 16 Responses Oct 27

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    If u don't fear death does that mean u r not afraid of anytjing
    Overdrive18 Overdrive18 18-21, M 11 Responses Nov 2

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    I don't fear death,sometimes I can't wait I know that's terrible but sometimes I hate myself, I am very unhappy, I have 2 great kids , but I am hurting all the ones that mean the...
    moedogger51 moedogger51 46-50, M 1 Response a week 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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    We have more yesterday's than tomorrow's. So I don't spend my time worrying about death anymore either. I don't think there's anything to fear because it's what we're made to do...
    heavymetal99 heavymetal99 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 27

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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