Tag: immortality

Nov 26

Chronicle from the Old Folks’ Home — Part 15

In Brief — A contemplation of humanity’s inescapable date with the Grim Reaper. The old folks’ home is the terminal where death is waiting for the next departure. [Written in July/August 2017.] ——————————————————————————————————————————— Life is an Opportunity; Use It Before Death Ends It — What happened to all those years that were racing by? Did …

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Apr 09

Chronicle from the Old Folks’ Home—Part 12

In Brief— The author’s experiences in the warehouse we call home. Sometimes there are surprises from the gray-haired residents. And then, there are other more serious matters. ——————————————————————————————————————————————— Everybody Dies One Day— It seems a trivial thing to fight over, but that’s what happened recently. “I’m going to kill that S.O.B.,” preceded the fisticuffs between …

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Feb 05

Immortality, Yes or No?

In Brief—An examination of the age-old philosophical question of whether you would choose to live forever or die as normal mortals do. —————————————————————————————————————————————- Is Everlasting Life Worth It?— “Tuck Everlasting” is Natalie Babbitt’s thoughtful novel that raises the question posed by a fountain of youth that confers everlasting life on those who drink its waters. …

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