You have been given a choice to become immortal. Would you?

Discuss the February 2017 Book of the Month, The Diary of an Immortal by David J Castello.
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Re: You have been given a choice to become immortal. Would you?

Post by oge123 » 23 Sep 2018, 23:19

Wasif Ahmed wrote:
01 Feb 2017, 12:30
If you were given the choice of not aging beyond a certain point, would you do it?
I am not sure. The idea of becoming immortal does sound interesting but.....

Please share your thoughts on this topic. ?
Immortality will be exciting if you enjoy it with someone you love. What if that someone is a mortal?
That's when being an immortal becomes a burden.
I will like have the experience in a movie, just fleetingly.

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Post by oge123 » 23 Sep 2018, 23:22

gali wrote:
01 Feb 2017, 13:03
Wasif Ahmed wrote:
gali wrote:
I will want to become immortal. There are endless possibilities in an immortal life, not to mention the endless time to read. 8)
You'd run out of books. ?
There are too many books for that, and more are coming out every day. :mrgreen:
Hmmmm! We are talking about thousands of years here! Prepare for boredom.

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Post by gali » 24 Sep 2018, 00:11

oge123 wrote:
23 Sep 2018, 23:22
gali wrote:
01 Feb 2017, 13:03
Wasif Ahmed wrote: You'd run out of books. ?
There are too many books for that, and more are coming out every day. :mrgreen:
Hmmmm! We are talking about thousands of years here! Prepare for boredom.
Many new books come out monthly, so I will manage. :wink:
In the case of good books, the point is not to see how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." (Mortimer J. Adler)

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Post by trina215 » 11 Oct 2018, 15:26

it would be kind of cool to be immortal. You would never run out of time to do anything.

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Post by Nusrat_Shabnam_ » 06 Dec 2018, 00:30

The idea sounds too boring. I don't think of being given a chance to become immortal since I would become too lazy and dreamless that way.

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Post by serendipity 27 » 24 Dec 2018, 12:40

If I was given the choice to be immortal, I would not accept. I don't believe in living forever, as I would want to see my family again and would not find living on earth without them pleasant. I can see how some people would wish for this, but I don't see the value in it at all.
Give me the courage to get through this week...or at least a big bar of chocolate :D

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Post by angiejack456 » 06 Feb 2019, 13:12

If I can't have immortality with the ones I loved I would never pick this option!

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Post by scrivoio » 03 Apr 2019, 20:42

God, yes. Maybe it’s the deplorable narcissist that lives within me, but I’ve always had ambition beyond my means. Being immortal is opportunity to attain means like no other. I could go to school all around the world, learn every language, have as many PhD’s as I want. I can spend all my life making millions and donate it to charities, spend hundreds of years trying to solve crises like world hunger and poverty and homelessness. I have eternity to do good, to make a difference. That means the world to me.

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Post by KDJ » 01 Oct 2019, 17:05

If I were given the choice, I would absolutely become immortal. I think it would be fun and interesting to learn new technology and watch as humans evolve. Until they evolve beyond me then I would not like it as much. LOL. Endless time to learn anything and everything I want!
He that loves reading has everything within his reach. —William Godwin

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Post by Erandi Ekanayake » 17 Nov 2019, 14:05

Since we are mortal, being immortal can be sounded interesting, but once you become immortal, you will find the life is monotonous and soon you will expect the death. 8) .
So I think the life is better when it flows down as usual, ending by the death.

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