How many times per week do you think about death and dying?

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How many times per week do you think about death and dying?
.0 9%  9%  [ 4 ]
1 13%  13%  [ 6 ]
2 7%  7%  [ 3 ]
3 9%  9%  [ 4 ]
4 9%  9%  [ 4 ]
5 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
6 2%  2%  [ 1 ]
7 7%  7%  [ 3 ]
8 2%  2%  [ 1 ]
9 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
10 2%  2%  [ 1 ]
>10 41%  41%  [ 19 ]
Total votes : 46

Jesren42
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03 Feb 2008, 12:31 am

Sora wrote:
The idea of death and the possible non-existence is making my brain go into panic mode. I really don't like having full blown panic attacks. I try to avoid the topic. I voted .0.


same here. It seems that whenever I am alone the subject pops up in my head.



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03 Feb 2008, 3:08 am

I freak out occasionally about the fear of there is no afterlife and we just wonk out of existence but i try to put my mind on these things which calm me down

1. Keith Richards isn't dead (or at least hasn't been discovered to be a lich)
2. "Chinese Democracy" isn't out yet
3. I'm not 21 yet
4. No band who's first album was released in the year of my birth (1989) is in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
5. Neither is the band who were the first band that I bought their debut album the week it came out (this band was The Strokes)
6. Dane Cook still has a career
7. Amy Winehouse has survived another day
8. There isn't a "I Love the '00's" show being produced
9. "Pushing Daisies" is still in it's first season

I am very fearful of Carbon Monoxide so 365 days a year, 24 hours a day, all the windows in my apartment are in various stages of "open" or "cracked". This drives my girlfriend insane.


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03 Feb 2008, 3:12 am

Eww, never!



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03 Feb 2008, 5:07 am

I used to look forward to death a lot in the suicidal, selfish kind of way, then I partly got my wish and had a NDE. It was both the best and worst thing that's every happened to me. I'll never fear death again, but it made the greatest joys and loves of my life seem shallow and empty in comparison.

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03 Feb 2008, 7:11 am

All the time.


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03 Feb 2008, 4:24 pm

I think about it alot. Not in a suicidal way, just because my mind tends to think about things like that when I'm upset.



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03 Feb 2008, 5:19 pm

I hardly ever think about death and dying. Death isn't an option for me. I've just got to keep on living. :)


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03 Feb 2008, 5:30 pm

fitting subject for my 666th post :twisted:

my earliest memory is of death, i was at nursery school, wondering to myself why anything existed at all, why aren't we all dead? surely it would all be more logical if there was no universe and perfect nothingness.... well that was my opinion at age 2 anyway, cant say its changed much :lol:

in a lot of ways i find myself looking forward to my own death.... it will be nice to discover if there really is life after death, or if we do just go back to the perfect nothingness which i was mourning having to leave behind at my first taste of sentience aged 2. in any case death occupies my thoughts a lot, both in happy and sad ways.... my second earliest memory was of grandad lying in hospital dead, a scene of serenity and nothingness, peaceful and surreal.

still haven't got round to reading sartre :lol:



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03 Feb 2008, 5:57 pm

Several times a week.

I think that the deaths of those two young actors - Brad Renfro and Heath Ledger - made me think more. What's it like to lie down at age 25 or 28 and never get up? Sorry to sound morbid.

OTOH, I have often thought that Aspies might deal with death better, because we have less need to be around people. Sounds simplistic, but I wonder if it has merit.



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03 Feb 2008, 6:02 pm

Zilch... never have never will..


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