How do you cope with the thought of your own mortality? How do you deal with the existential crisis about it?

How do you cope with the thought of your own mortality? How do you deal with the existential crisis about it?

What do you think?

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  1. Based on the direction the world is headed, at this point I’m not celebrating birthdays because I was born on that day, I celebrate them because I’m that much closer to death.

  2. Just live in the moment, everyone dies when the times comes.
    Might be tomorrow, might be somewhere in the future.

    Millions and millions have gone before me, and millions and millions will go after me..

  3. Honestly? Most of the time it’s the opposite for me, 90 years sounds like a damn long time. And 2/3 of it your body is just gonna get worse and worse. Everything is gonna get more and more expensive. The planet is (likely) gonna get worse.

    Honeslty at this point I don’t really feel like I wanna live that long

  4. No angst about my ‘afterlife’ at all. When I’m dead I’ll be nothing important – piles of organic molecules and bone is all. When a bug dies, it’s gone. When a fish dies: same. We’re all the same.

    I want a nice, smooth *death* however.. pain (of whatever sort) sucks.

  5. bruh literally I’m so scared of death, even others and the unknown, even something like the concept of conscious of a person scares me

  6. I’m old. I have lived enough to see that my future life will be further losses. I can hope for a dignified, painless death in my sleep, but I know, statistically, that I am more likely to die slowly from chronic metabolic disease and unavoidable discomfort. Yay!

  7. When I am dead I won’t know it just like I didn’t know I wasn’t born. A forever dreamless sleep sounds kind of nice. It’s still scary but the fact that I won’t know I’m dead is somewhat comforting

  8. Same as Mark Twain:
    >“I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.”

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