posted on May, 3 2011 @ 06:57 PM
Any instant in time if infinitely divisible, mathematically speaking. Ergo: there can be no such thing as an 'instant' in time. There can only be
intervals, or periods. So, what about the 'instant' of death?
When you die, there is a point when you're still alive and a point when you're dead. In between, there is a period. But as we have already said there
is no such thing as an instant in time, there must be a point when you're half-dead, half-alive.
The death process cannot start and end in a (non-existant) single instant. It must happen over a period. What on earth is happening during that
period? Is it the soul leaving the body? Something must be happening independently to your body.
Is there a point when you're both dead and alive?
Is there no such thing as death as we know it? Is death just the movement of an ever-present, and ever-in-the-present, consciousness moving into a
Ultimately, I don't think human language is capable of answering such questions. We end up in the swamp of definition.
edit on 3-5-2011 by
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