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Dealing With Dying
Posted: 03 February 2009 06:31 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 31 ]
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I must confess that I fear death, but only in the sense that I would prefer not to die. It’s rather like saying that I fear the cat throwing up on the carpet because I would prefer not to have to clean it up. No, I’m nowhere near ready to die, because there’s so much to do. As the comic strip put it, “I can’t come to bed yet because there’s somebody on the Internet who’s wrong!”  LOL

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Posted: 03 February 2009 07:11 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 32 ]
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Chris Crawford - 03 February 2009 06:31 PM

As the comic strip put it, “I can’t come to bed yet because there’s somebody on the Internet who’s wrong!”  LOL

LOL  LOL

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Posted: 03 February 2009 07:30 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 33 ]
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That has GOT to be our forum motto! I’ll see what I can do. grin

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Posted: 03 February 2009 07:40 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 34 ]
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Here’s the URL for the original comic:

http://xkcd.com/386/

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Posted: 03 February 2009 07:47 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 35 ]
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mckenzievmd - 03 February 2009 07:30 PM

That has GOT to be our forum motto! I’ll see what I can do. grin

It certainly has my vote. LOL

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Posted: 04 February 2009 01:15 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 36 ]
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Occam - 03 February 2009 07:47 PM
mckenzievmd - 03 February 2009 07:30 PM

That has GOT to be our forum motto! I’ll see what I can do. grin

It certainly has my vote. LOL

Occam

LOL  tongue rolleye I’ll second that!!!!

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Posted: 04 February 2009 05:19 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 37 ]
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Chris Crawford - 03 February 2009 07:40 PM

Here’s the URL for the original comic:

http://xkcd.com/386/

LOL

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Posted: 04 February 2009 05:26 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 38 ]
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Chris Crawford - 03 February 2009 06:31 PM

I must confess that I fear death, but only in the sense that I would prefer not to die. It’s rather like saying that I fear the cat throwing up on the carpet because I would prefer not to have to clean it up. No, I’m nowhere near ready to die, because there’s so much to do. As the comic strip put it, “I can’t come to bed yet because there’s somebody on the Internet who’s wrong!”  LOL

I’ll add my smiley grin great stuff

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Posted: 05 February 2009 09:44 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 39 ]
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I love nerd comics LOL!

Death doesn’t scare me until it seems imminent It isn’t something I really care about. How can you care about what is going to happen to you when you won’t exist to be in a bad situation, I am more scared of prison and debilitating diseases than death.

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Posted: 05 February 2009 10:52 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 40 ]
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This is sort of a philosophical brain fart ...

Consider first that time is quantized that is it exists in discreet packets. Now imagine that some sort of invisible magic gnomes murder you and make an exact copy of you in one quantized time packet. Must you be scared of dieing all the time since you would be dieing every millisecond? What if you only had one copy made per lifetime and you knew you were going to die at a certain date and have a new copy made? Are you the same person you where say 10 or 20 years ago? I think it is unfortunate more for the people who lose someone than the person who died.

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Posted: 06 February 2009 12:18 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 41 ]
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I swear, everytime I see this topic I initially think it says, “Dealing With Doug,” and I think to myself, “What is so difficult about Doug?” Then I realize it says “dying,” and then I think to myself, “Oh, that makes much more sense.”

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Posted: 06 February 2009 12:38 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 42 ]
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truthaddict - 06 February 2009 12:18 PM

I swear, everytime I see this topic I initially think it says, “Dealing With Doug,” and I think to myself, “What is so difficult about Doug?” Then I realize it says “dying,” and then I think to myself, “Oh, that makes much more sense.”

tongue rolleye

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Posted: 06 February 2009 12:47 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 43 ]
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The other day I saw a huge poster downtown Toronto with Galileo’s picture on it, and it took me a while to figure out that it was indeed a picture of Galileo and not of Doug. It was weird…  smirk

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Posted: 06 February 2009 02:55 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 44 ]
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George - 06 February 2009 12:47 PM

The other day I saw a huge poster downtown Toronto with Galileo’s picture on it, and it took me a while to figure out that it was indeed a picture of Galileo and not of Doug. It was weird…  smirk

No, I know what you’re talking about. It’s Doug.

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