"Death has not been an issue for me ever since I broke free of Christianity.
I just figured that when I die, I wouldn't mind it. I would no longer exist, thus could no longer be bothered by it.
Or anything else, for that matter."
"I quite like Roddenberry's Klingon battle mantra - "today is a good day to die". I believe that the philosophy is that if you make each day a good day to die (a day when you are positive) then you will not fear death because…"
"For me, I think I've done about as decent a job as any other human being would at coming to terms with inevitability, on any scale. However, it's more of an issue of what will be left in life after I perish. (i.e: my children). Having…"
"@ Cristynfaye: thanks for sharing that. It seems that Christians and atheists just have very different ways of thinking about death. I think that we can't come to terms with someone else's death: only with our own."
"I share your frustrations that most accepted forms of condolences seem to be steeped with religion or religious overtones. However, I came to the realization that many of those words and phrases that are acceptable ways to convey emotions in…"
"A friend of mine passed away on Friday night. I wasn't very close with her, but we have mutual friends who were closer to her. But I knew her enough to call her a friend. She was only 32, and had three children, all elementary…"
"I'm not scared of death but I won't want it to happen any time soon. My personal meaning of life is the need to procreate. I can't happily pass on until I raise my own children and see my grandchildren begin to grow.
"Lighten up Simon! If there is a raging torrent it was probably caused by your tears. Don't take my comments so seriously I'm a dick remember? Maybe you should ask your shrink to increase the dosage of your happy pills."
"I apologize Doug I was only trying to make a smart ass remark and poke fun at you. And I'm sorry you are allergic to opioids. They are my favorite drugs. If I wasn't interested in keeping my job and paying my bills I would totally be a…"