Persuasive Essay On Immortality

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It has been wondered for many years if immortality can be achieved. Many scientists have inquired about the possibility. Many theories and research papers have been published on this subject. Although today’s science is not yet advanced enough scientists are still trying to figure out the secret to immortality. Humans have been looking for the secret to immortality as far back as the 18th century B.C. The Epic of Gilgamesh tells the story of a king. After the king’s closest friend dies of an illness he decides to look for the secret to immortality. This is one of the earliest known appearances of the search for immortality. He however was unsuccessful in his quest for immortality. Another very well-known story of the search for immortality was the fountain of youth. Juan Ponce de Leon went on a journey to find the fountain of youth, but he too was unsuccessful in his search for immortality. Scientists have wondered about the possibility of virtual immortality where your mind is uploaded to a computer once you die. Some people thing it is possible, but others say that the science is to complex. But the people who believe say that achieving virtual immortality is just a matter of time “ They do not question whether their vision will be actualized; they only debate when will it occur with estimates ranging from 10 to 100 years” (Kuhn). Even if it were possible it might not be able to be used because of the ethical issues involved in

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