Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Article: Reflections on immortality
After all, medical science still hasn’t discovered the secret of immortality, and to be honest, I don’t think that current human society isn’t ready to handle the consequences of people living forever. And since I don’t think I’ll be having children any time soon for personal reasons, I do have a stake in finding out how I can “live past my death.” What would I have to do to be remembered by the future generations, without having the benefit of children?
I’ve recently lost quite a few college batch mates to Mr. Death, and it has given me much to think about, particularly about how I would like to be remembered. It’s a very uncomfortable thing, knowing that you will one day be dead and stuck in the ground (or, in my case, be a few pounds of ashes in a jar, as per my current will). Here are some ideas on how to become immortal; you won’t be alive, that’s true, but the idea here is that your name and reputation should live on.
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