"My feeling is if you are a true atheist you have no fear of death. If you, by any chance, even slightly believe in an afterlife of some sort, I can see where the fear originates.
Christopher Hitchens has said that he has a fear of dying;…"
I am curious as to where your thinking is now that you have asked for opinions and have read quite a few in this forum.
Have you been truly thoughtful about the pros and cons of this or are you more convinced that you can live happy…"
"It seems to me that the atheists answering on this forum are the really calm ones. I am one of the "Christopher Hitchens" crew of activist antitheists who is totally against religion of any kind Yes, it poisons everything; look at all the…"
"I disagree that it would work. Religious people have a completely different world view than atheists; and the two opposing views clash.
When I am with a religious person I am aware that I they definitely have some lack of mental capacity in order to…"
"I love a good joke. As to the questions of an afterlife, Just go and dig up graves, bones are there. If anyone believes there is a heaven to go to it must be a smelly overcrowded place, having to knell towards a god praying for an eternity.
"No. In fact I think its likely that right before people die (when they realize they're going to die) perhaps for some believers that's when they face the truth they've been trying to avoid, that there's nothing there, otherwise…"
"Its a stupid thing to say. Its something people say to cover for their own insecurity. "Surely people have to believe in god...because "I" am scared of death. If "I" am scared of death..then everyone else should be scared of…"
"Here is the article on Bloomberg News. Take it for what it's worth. I think it's a hoot! This guy is a marketing genius with a great sense of humor!
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