#1 Posted by Claude (16254 posts) -


#2 Edited by Claude (16254 posts) -

Not at all.

#3 Posted by AjayRaz (12440 posts) -

yup

#4 Posted by Jeust (10737 posts) -

A little bit. 

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#5 Posted by natetodamax (19212 posts) -

Only when @AjayRaz is driving

#6 Posted by ajamafalous (12029 posts) -

Yeah.

#7 Posted by Hizang (8532 posts) -

Not really, I belive in Hevean and all that.

#8 Posted by Rudeboy217 (1769 posts) -

Absolutely

#9 Posted by Dany (7887 posts) -

Why fear the inevitable?

#10 Posted by M_33 (527 posts) -

We're all going to die. So no.

#11 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -

No Claude, I do not. Why fear something that is inevitable? I have more important things to be scared of. Like sharks.. those damn water demons.

#12 Posted by buzz_clik (6989 posts) -

*lil shrug* I don't think about it enough either way. I mean, I realise it's a thing that will happen, but I don't know enough about how I'm going to die to formulate an opinion one way or the other.

Am I scared of dying peacefully in my sleep? Hell no. Am I scared that I'll be kidnapped and eventually have my head cut off as I release a final gurgled scream? Well, not in a day-to-day way, but it'd suck if it happened.

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#13 Posted by teh_destroyer (3569 posts) -

Death is afraid of me.

#14 Posted by Afroman269 (7387 posts) -

I don't think about it.

#15 Posted by Slaker117 (4843 posts) -

It's foolish to fear an inevitability. That's not to say I don't find the subject uncomfortable or that I wouldn't do everything in my power to delay it, and fearing things that can cause death is totally reasonable, but the idea itself that eventually it will all be over is almost reassuring in some morbid way.

#16 Posted by RockinKemosabe (619 posts) -

Yeah, honestly, the thought of not existing and not seeing the world continue on, not waking up, scares me.

#17 Posted by DrRandle (1204 posts) -

It keeps me up many nights. I'm terribly afraid that there's nothing on the other end, and I don't look forward to meeting that. Even if there is anything, I don't like the idea that I'm not going to be myself, or that I'll be in some 'other place.' I'll be perfectly honest: I like it here. Sure, it ain't close to perfect, but I've got a wonderful, loving boyfriend, great food, great games, and plenty of things to do. I just. Don't like the idea that it's all going to go away.

Persona 3 holds a place in my heart for really fucking me up with the way it handles the topic of death.

#18 Posted by starrjack1 (91 posts) -

Yes and no, like what @Dany: said, it's gonna happen no matter what, so actively worrying about it isn't really productive. But I also know that if you held a gun to my head and promised me q quick and painless death I would still be afraid. I also don't know what happens afterwards so it's hard to imagine what that's like. I know the my dying would make others around me sad, so I fear that.

I think it is ok to fear death, but what you should be focusing on is life. Par of the reason I'm not religious, so much of religion is about what happens after we die, whereas I think whats more important is what happens while we are alive.

#19 Edited by FluxWaveZ (19367 posts) -

No. It's probably because I don't care much about my life, but I could be told I'd die a month from now and it wouldn't really bother me. I barely think about it anyways. 
 
And as others have said, there's no use in fearing the inevitable.

#20 Posted by RandomInternetUser (6789 posts) -

No, but I am afraid of going out in tons of pain and agony.  I want to die peacefully when it's my time to go.

#21 Posted by Claude (16254 posts) -

@Slaker117 said:

It's foolish to fear an inevitability.

#22 Posted by TooWalrus (13232 posts) -

Nope- today is a good day to die.

#23 Posted by JeffGoldblum (3706 posts) -

It's not an active debilitating fear, but as an atheist, I really don't want to not exist.

#24 Posted by Akrid (1356 posts) -

I'm afraid of an early death.

#25 Posted by Claude (16254 posts) -

@TooWalrus said:

Nope- today is a good day to die.

Had to look it up. Found this. Listening. Interesting.

#26 Posted by Rawrnosaurous (768 posts) -

No I'm not afraid of death, I'm actually rather fascinated with the idea. Unfortunately what I'm afraid of is missing stuff, which Is why I have taken up Vinny's noble cause to destroying the earth so that I don't miss anything.

#27 Posted by TooWalrus (13232 posts) -

@Claude said:

@TooWalrus said:

Nope- today is a good day to die.

Had to look it up. Found this. Listening. Interesting.

Ha, I'm not saying I WANT to die, hell, I want to lived to be fuckin' Clint Eastwood- but I'm already prepared and expecting it, and it honestly doesn't worry me one bit.

#28 Posted by DAFTPUNK (1213 posts) -

Don't want to think about it or losing anyone just the thought of it makes me sad. But no I am not.

#29 Posted by Captain_Felafel (1576 posts) -

I'm not afraid of death so much as I'm afraid of how I might meet my end.

#30 Posted by KillyDarko (1888 posts) -

I don't like it when the people I love die, but I'm not afraid of my own death, no.

#31 Posted by Subjugation (4724 posts) -

I'm not afraid of death. Honestly it's almost a relief, seeing the state the world is spiraling into. I don't want to be around when it all goes to hell.

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#32 Posted by ArchScabby (5809 posts) -

Actually since I'm not a virgin anymore, not really.

#33 Posted by Claude (16254 posts) -

@ArchScabby said:

Actually since I'm not a virgin anymore, not really.

How was it?

#34 Posted by Loose (419 posts) -

I know it's inevitable, but it's still pretty discomforting to think about.

#35 Posted by Redbullet685 (6052 posts) -

Yes.

#36 Posted by JoyfullOFrockets (1177 posts) -

Wish I was. Then I could actually try and make my life more meaningful.

#37 Posted by bassman2112 (842 posts) -

Nope.

Well, I'm afraid of being in terrible pain as I'm dying; but as for the prospect itself, no. I've lived a pretty full and interesting life so I wouldn't have a ton of regrets on my deathbed.

That being said, there's still an absolute ton I want to do before I die. There's only the one lifetime we have, so we have to make it count. (Atheist)

#38 Posted by RaikohBlade (593 posts) -

I'm afraid of some horrible causes of death, like drowning or burning alive. However, I'm not afraid of the concept of death itself. As a Christian, I believe that death is most definitely not the end. It's actually a rather pleasing thought. 

#39 Posted by Marz (5658 posts) -

Only when you think about the unknown,  and how you will not exist anymore, it becomes overwhelming.   Though religious people find comfort that there is an afterlife which probably gives them a lot more courage when it's time to pass.

#40 Posted by TheGreatGuero (9130 posts) -
@CL60 said:
No Claude, I do not. Why fear something that is inevitable? I have more important things to be scared of. Like sharks.. those damn water demons.
That doesn't make sense to me. Why be afraid of sharks at all if you're not even afraid of them killing you? I don't get it. To not be afraid of death is to fear nothing.
#41 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -
@TheGreatGuero said:
@CL60 said:
No Claude, I do not. Why fear something that is inevitable? I have more important things to be scared of. Like sharks.. those damn water demons.
That doesn't make sense to me. Why be afraid of sharks at all if you're not even afraid of them killing you? I don't get it. To not be afraid of death is to fear nothing.
Just because I don't fear death doesn't mean I can't fear something that has the ability to rip my limbs off.
#42 Posted by Claude (16254 posts) -

@Bassman2112 said:

Nope.

Well, I'm afraid of being in terrible pain as I'm dying; but as for the prospect itself, no. I've lived a pretty full and interesting life so I wouldn't have a ton of regrets on my deathbed.

That being said, there's still an absolute ton I want to do before I die. There's only the one lifetime we have, so we have to make it count. (Atheist)

Being an atheist myself, I no longer think about what if, but about what is and what will be. I'm excited about what people will learn long after I'm gone. Strangely, I'm stoked for the people after my life and beyond. I can only hope they enjoy the ride much like I have. And I, ain't done.

#43 Edited by Winger (151 posts) -

Not at all, I was as a child but once you think theres nothing on the other side it doesn't hurt to be mentally insane in a sense and think of it as more than an end. 
 
If you really are that fucking afraid of it then get in to some religion or something, don't bitch about the inevitable when there are ways to end fear. 
 
Lots of death/paranormal related topics lately. Also enjoy your life, don't spend time waiting for it to end. The thought that life will always continue around me is enough for me, the possibility of life actually being much more interesting on the other side excites me a bit.

#44 Posted by Black_Rose (7785 posts) -

I'm not afraid of death itself, I've accepted that i'm going to die. I'm afraid of the way I'm going to die though, or that I die before doing all that I want to do. 

#45 Posted by Tim_the_Corsair (3065 posts) -
@Claude

@ArchScabby said:

Actually since I'm not a virgin anymore, not really.

How was it?

He was inexperienced, but it was better than dying.

Also, I don't fear death. I fear my loved ones dying before me.
#46 Posted by TheGreatGuero (9130 posts) -
@CL60 said:
@TheGreatGuero said:
@CL60 said:
No Claude, I do not. Why fear something that is inevitable? I have more important things to be scared of. Like sharks.. those damn water demons.
That doesn't make sense to me. Why be afraid of sharks at all if you're not even afraid of them killing you? I don't get it. To not be afraid of death is to fear nothing.
Just because I don't fear death doesn't mean I can't fear something that has the ability to rip my limbs off.
So if a shark attacks you, you'd prefer if it just killed you completely instead of biting off a limb?
#47 Edited by crusader8463 (14423 posts) -

I'm afraid of dying slowly and/or painfully, and what will be awaiting after it, but not the act of death itself. Honestly, it pisses me off more then anything. I despise with every fibre of my being the idea that some day humans might colonize other planets and explore the universe and discover things I could never imagine, and I won't be around to see it.

#48 Posted by CL60 (16906 posts) -
@TheGreatGuero said:
@CL60 said:
@TheGreatGuero said:
@CL60 said:
No Claude, I do not. Why fear something that is inevitable? I have more important things to be scared of. Like sharks.. those damn water demons.
That doesn't make sense to me. Why be afraid of sharks at all if you're not even afraid of them killing you? I don't get it. To not be afraid of death is to fear nothing.
Just because I don't fear death doesn't mean I can't fear something that has the ability to rip my limbs off.
So if a shark attacks you, you'd prefer if it just killed you completely instead of biting off a limb?
Not wanting to currently die doesn't = fearing death. If I die, I die. But a shark still terrifies me because I have a minor case of  galeophobia and I don't want to be swimming around and have a shark show up behind me.
#49 Posted by Claude (16254 posts) -

@Tim_the_Corsair said:

@Claude

@ArchScabby said:

Actually since I'm not a virgin anymore, not really.

How was it?

He was inexperienced, but it was better than dying. Also, I don't fear death. I fear my loved ones dying before me.

Agreed, but he didn't answer. It could have been awesome. But loved ones dying is the worst.

#50 Posted by TheGreatGuero (9130 posts) -
@CL60: Alright, alright. You know, I have this strange phobia of video game sharks. In real life, I find sharks fascinating, and I'm not exactly terrified of them but I'd probably be pretty freaking scared if I saw one in the water with me. But dude, in video games, I'm just absolutely horrified. You know how Jaws made people afraid of the ocean? Jaws on the NES made me afraid of going underwater in games...