Smith's Argument On Death

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Smith argument regarding death is presented with the same evidence he uses to support why empathetic responses are incited in simple situations. His argument is limited by his own narrow view of death and his opinions, unverified or maintained, lack quality as his support for his claims. Many questions are unanswered in Smith’s text and further evaluation and understanding of his distinction between context and the relevance of imaginative powers, could be expanded upon to gain a stronger grasp on the subject. Why does Smith state death always lead to betrayal of passion and remembrance for a close relation? In actuality the afterlife is unknown to mankind, so how can context and imagination, of an undetermined destiny, be the basis of empathy?
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