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I've literally contributed, helped, the human race, or the planet as a whole, or as a fraction of a fraction of help to one person, literally such a nonsignificant amount that it's basically zero, a waste, I want to do good things, even great things, but with zero dollars to even help myself how can I help others? The short answer is I cannot.
Originally posted by pyramidikal
The saddest thought in my life is, I'm going to die soon, and have nothing to show for my time here, by soon I mean the next year or the one after that, what's the difference? 50 days, 50 weeks, 50 years, it's all the same. If you have nothing to show for your life your death becomes that much more sad. I've literally contributed, helped, the human race, or the planet as a whole, or as a fraction of a fraction of help to one person, literally such a nonsignificant amount that it's basically zero, a waste, I want to do good things, even great things, but with zero dollars to even help myself how can I help others? The short answer is I cannot.
Originally posted by pyramidikal
You'll be around, don't you worry about seeing the future, your soul is immortal whether you like it or not, it cannot be destroyed, tainted maybe but not destroyed.
I do appreciate every day I have believe me. I love nature and simply sitting outside listening to everything trying to understand. Its an amazing feeling to me, the reason I wish to live forever is so I can do this much longer and learn many new things and be a part of the change I wish to see happen in this world. Because I am hopeful that the future will bring great things.
But I also know that to achieve these great things there must be great sacrifice..
Originally posted by UnknownKnower
Dont let the title fool you this isnt about me wanting to kill myself or anything and no I am not making light of those who do.
I have thought about one thing for so long and I can finally see what others think without being looked at like I'm a nerd or something. The saddest thought of my life is the thought that I wont live to experience all the discoveries that are going to come in the future after I have died. I cant get around this. Unless I find some way to be immortal then I will never be able to know all there is to know, if thats ever possible.
I honestly think there are two possibilities when it comes to this. Either we will discover all there is to know because the fact that we can attain any knowledge leads us to think there is a set amount, or there is an unlimited amount of things to discover therefor we will never attain a complete knowledge of everything.
I cannot stand thinking that I wont be around to see all the discoveries and creations of the future. I am sure I'm not the only person this bothers. Every time someone mentions this to me I respond with "I'm never going to die." Knowing good and well that I will eventually, unless something outstanding happens. People ask me if I would actually choose to be immortal if given the opportunity and I answer without hesitation. I most definlitely would choose to be immortal if given the chance. I know I would have to live through all my loved ones deaths but that would be a sacrifice you would have to accept to live forever. I would be hurt tremendously but I would have to move on so I could experience and learn as much as is possible.
Maybe one day there will be a way to live forever but if its released to the public this would be a terrible thing. So many consequences come out of that.