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Old September 27th, 2016, 09:51 AM   #1
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Is UNFATHOMABLE a Good Adjective?

Is unfathomable a good adjective to describe how one feels when one ponders the fact that EVERYTHING we do, see, & experience comes to an ABRUPT HALT when one does the ole



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Old September 27th, 2016, 09:59 AM   #2
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One feels nothing at that point.
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Old September 27th, 2016, 10:31 AM   #3
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One feels nothing at that point.
Indubitably! But I am referring to "thinking about it" ahead of time.
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Old September 27th, 2016, 10:46 AM   #4
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contemplating one's death should not be unfathomable since death is natural, no?

The fact that it feels unfathomable to you is due to you (or some small part of you) feeling it quite unnatural.

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We must not listen to those who advise us being mortal to think mortal thoughts, but must put on immortality as much as is possible and strain every nerve to live according to that best part of us, which being small in its power and honor surpasses all else.
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Old September 27th, 2016, 10:48 AM   #5
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contemplating one's death should not be unfathomable since death is natural, no?

The fact that it feels unfathomable to you is due to you (or some part of you) feeling it quite unnatural.
I am fully aware that it is natural. But death is so ABRUPT!
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Old September 27th, 2016, 11:04 AM   #6
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I am fully aware that it is natural. But death is so ABRUPT!

it's natural, yet you protest it's abruptness feels so unnatural?
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Old September 27th, 2016, 11:16 AM   #7
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it's natural, yet you protest it's abruptness feels so unnatural?
OK, the abruptness is so unfathomable.

I mean, when you are born, they generally have 9 months to prepare for your arrival. But when you leave, there is no way to prepare for the the moment you are gone forever.
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Old September 27th, 2016, 11:20 AM   #8
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I am fully aware that it is natural. But death is so ABRUPT!
Many causes of said death are even more abrupt and you wont have time to wonder about it in the first place.

"Hmmmm....that bus that just ran me over probably hurt a lot...sure glad I didn't feel it."
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Old December 31st, 2016, 04:06 PM   #9
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What is somewhat difficult to wrap one's mind around is a moment which has no succeeding moment.
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Old January 5th, 2017, 06:01 PM   #11
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There is nothing natural (short of heat death) about death. Death is a mechanical failure that if avoided will never come to pass. The existence of immortal life (such as lobsters) proves this.
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Old January 6th, 2017, 05:53 AM   #12
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There is nothing natural (short of heat death) about death. Death is a mechanical failure that if avoided will never come to pass. The existence of immortal life (such as lobsters) proves this.
Heat death? What in the blue blazes are you squawking about???

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