I Think of Death As a Motivator For Life

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    The Finite Nature Of Life Makes It Special

    Something that is infinite cannot be wasted. That our days are bounded gives each one importance, makes it imperative not to squander them.
    accomplice accomplice
    46-50, M
    1 Response May 2, 2011


    I totally agree with this. Death is a MASSIVE motivation I believe. We are all going to die, it is inevitable. Whatever happens after, we can't be sure of. So we need to squeeze in as much as we possibly can into the life we have now. Because as morbid as it sounds, you really...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    Feb 1, 2011

    Death As A Motivator

    The title is a great motivator already.  I have to start thinking this way to motivate myself.  If I don't want to die, I will have to start moving, exercising, eating healthier and so on.  I'm too young to die.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    May 1, 2011

    Saying I Love You

    Death is also a motivator for telling your friends and family that you love them.  Every time someone who is a branch of my family tree is talking to another always say "Love You" before they hang up.  So, just to paint a picture, I'm talking to my niece, and...
    WarriorMom WarriorMom
    51-55, F
    7 Responses Sep 30, 2008

    Best One There Is

    If one would just look at the simple concept that Death is a motivator then mayb more would finally realize that they are wasting their lives away.  Death can come at anytime, anywhere, without warning or a slow walk to it.  Maybe if more would look at it as a kick in...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Sep 29, 2008
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