Everyone has to face death. There are some people who fear death because it will take them away from their loved ones and rip them off what they have earned throughout their life, such as money, honor, and power. However, there are people claiming that they do not fear death since they have experienced many wonderful moments in their lifetime. Death sounds so terrifying because it means an end of someone’s life. Reading Epicurus’ “Letter to Menoeceus”, I will argue that a reason to not fear death is that we do not exist anymore after we die. When we are dead, we will not exist or experience anything. Death is the destination of our life journey on this planet. When we are dead, we are no longer physically present on this planet. To us, everything is over. According to Epicurus, “So death, the most terrifying of evils, is nothing to us, because as long as we exist death is not present, whereas when death is present we do not exist. It is nothing to those who live (since to them it does not exist) and it is nothing to those who have died (since they no longer exist)” …show more content…
However, it is our fear of death that give rises to such kind of pain. According to Epicurus, “For something that causes no trouble when present causes only a groundless pain when merely expected” (Epicurus Paragraph 5). We should realize that death does not bring any pain when it is present. It just puts an end of our life and it comes by nature. The so-called pain comes from the fear of death. This fear throws plenty of pressure and burden to people and therefore makes people mentally depressed. Such mental breakdown further influences people negatively in a physical way. Their physical health will go down day by day. And this is why some people say that we should fear death. They never realize that the all the pain comes from the fear of death. When we cease to fear death, we cease to experience
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1. I believe that death is something you should not dread or be afraid of. Eventually, we all die and it's just apart of life. Morrie said " Everyone knows they're going to die, but nobody believes it. " I think Morrie was right and that is why everyone is scared of death because they don't believe that it will happen.
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Death is not something to be afraid of, the righteous are taken away from earth to be spared from evil. Those that are taken away will find rest as they lie in death. Once Jesus comes to Earth again to save us all then all the righteous will have everlasting life. “God himself will be with him and be their God. He will wipe every tear from their eyes.
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I see the merit to not fearing death because it promotes a life of discovery and initiative. It gives people the necessary freedom to pursue the pleasures in life without the guilt that might be attached to it. There is no fear of the afterlife, no eternal damnation or god that will impose divine judgement on their own behalf. It allows people to become happier and focus on what really matter, however there is a limit to how far this can be taken. Without the proper moderation or complete lack of having the fear of death can bring about immense physical pain and the stunted development of mental acuity.
It does not listen to anyone and it comes when it has to come. Death is certainly painful for everyone. Even a thought of it may engulf a person with fear but think once what will happen if one day all of a sudden you come to know that you are going to die soon because of some deadly disease which has no cure. The mental agony goes to its zenith and later on the physical pain that one has to suffer waiting for death which is heading nearer is just inexpressible in words. Only that person knows the pain