This is great! I fear dying as in the actual process, if I have a lot of suffering. I also fear leaving my children too soon and the devastation an untimely death would have on them, but I do not fear the actually being dead part because once I am dead I will cease to exist!
Those who regularly read this blog are aware that in the past few weeks I have been blogging at atheistenquiry together with a team of some very excellent heathens where we attempt to answer several questions that either are asked directly through the contact us section or as a result of the discussions going on and the above is one such question.
I don’t fear death, why should I since death means cessation of all feeling? If as one of the sages who lived before me said
when I am death is not and when death is am not
and as such, I have no fear of death.
To turn the question on its head, one would ask, do/did you fear being born? I think all of you will most definitely say no for the given fact that you were not aware at that moment and it’s the same with…
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