Is immortality a good or a bad thing?

Discuss the February 2017 Book of the Month, The Diary of an Immortal by David J Castello.
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Re: Is immortality a good or a bad thing?

Post by kelvinmwaniki17 » 27 Jul 2018, 06:38

I don't think I would love being immortal. I don't think I could handle watching as all my friends and loved ones grow old and die. I think it would be a really lonely existance.

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Post by Gemma_15 » 03 Dec 2018, 17:22

I think immortality would be terrible. While the initial ideas of not having to fear death or not having the time to enjoy your life to the fullest would be exciting, I don't think the losses and pain would be worth it. You could never get close to another person, since they would die and you would have to deal with their loss. What would be the point in living forever if you couldn't create lasting and memorable relationships? I know some people would be able to deal with that, but I just couldn't. It would be cool to see all of the many changes in the world through the years, but I don't think the repetitiveness of history would be that great in the long run.

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Post by serendipity 27 » 24 Dec 2018, 12:43

I don't think immortality is a good thing because I believe that it eventually corrupts the soul. Having a limitless amount of time, let's one believe that you are invincible and that you can basically do whatever you want. Possibly some people would not be corrupted by this power, but I think it unlikely.
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