Imagining that fear of death is an uncomfortable problem seems no
different from imagining that dying is an uncomfortable problem.

It's not something to worry about - some times people are afraid of dying.

On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 4:51 PM, roloro1557 <roloro1...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Everyone is afraid of death, and that is as it should be, at least as far as 
> nature is concerned. Self preservation and the continuation of the species, 
> as it were. You are afraid to die so you don't walk out in front of a tanker 
> truck or walk off a cliff. Hopefully this allows you to continue living and 
> to reproduce, and eventually bounce your grandchildren on your knee :-)
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> On the other hand, being afraid of death when there is no immanent reason 
> (like a tanker truck bearing down on you) is quite an uncomfortable problem I 
> imagine.
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> You are going to die. So am I. So is everyone. There is absolutely nothing to 
> be done about it, it is a fact, a part of reality. (I do not mean to be 
> callous or insensitive. I am talking facts here.) My own choice is to live, 
> really live while I'm alive, not to dwell on death. I would rather put my 
> energy into living. My dying will no doubt come when it comes and take care 
> of itself.
>
> Artie
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