17 JUN 2011 by ideonexus

 Death is Nothing to Us

Equally vain is the suggestion that the spirit is immortal because it is shielded by life-preserving powers: or because it is unassailed by forces hostile to its survival; or because such forces, if they threaten, are somehow repelled before we are conscious of the threat. <Common sense makes it obvious that this cannot be the case:> apart from the spirit's participation in the ailments of the body, it has maladies enough of its own. [80] The prospect of the future torments it with f...
Folksonomies: death mortality atoms
Folksonomies: death mortality atoms
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A state of non-being, we won't care about it because we won't be there to care.