2 posts tagged fear

A Short Introduction to Death, Pain and Loneliness

Author: Aysel Demir (Kırıkkale University, Assoc. Prof.) We are human being and born alone, go through life alone and die alone. Although we are all equals in death which is certain to come, we usually think in life that death will come to other people, not us. We live as if we never die. However, we know that we will die one day and not be in this world anymore. If we accept that each of us will one day die and life is not endless, then what is the point of our life? At this point, we ...

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Is Death an Evil?

Author: Jonathan Beale (Researcher-in-Residence, Eton College) [D]eath, the most terrifying of ills, is nothing to us, since so long as we exist death is not with us; but when death comes, we do not exist. It does not then concern either the living or the dead, since for the former it is not, and the latter are no more. –Epicurus Is death bad for the one who dies? Of course, one’s death can be bad for others; in that sense, death is usually a tragedy. But that is not the concern of ...

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