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What is death?

What is death?

“What is death?”  is the thirty-fourth chapter of the book “The moment?” which was first printed and published, in limited edition, 1998. The book was improved and republished in the year 2000, and was converted to eBook in 2012, at the same time were made booklets from selected chapter of the book.

As the title of this section indicates it focuses on death, our ideas and expectations over the centuries, what to expect and how we can know it while still alive. Read more >>

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Fear

eldgosFear appears in many and varied forms, as envy, jealousy, anger, hatred and even courage.

It is perhaps not easy to see courage as fear.  But to be courageous, we first have to be afraid.  Perhaps just a little, but still scared.  And why would anyone want to be scared or brave?

But whatever the shape or form of fear, it is always within our mentality, in our own mind, in our own body.  It is from there it poisons our lives, nowhere else.

We never fear the unknown.  How can we fear that we do not know?

What we really fear is our ideas about the unknown.  And they are always based on what we already know.  Fear is just an old memory.  Nothing more.

Perhaps we cannot escape fear but it is okay to know that it is in us it exists and only us it hurts.  No one else.

 

Fear of death

Shadows in the cemeteryWe fear death, it is a fact and that fear has a major impact on our lives.  When I talk about fear of death I am not talking about the superficial, yes but I am not afraid of death, you do not know if there is life after death etc. But this fear we are born with, it makes us do almost anything to survive.

It is certainly true that I do not know if there is life after death, I am not dead, and although I have tried it once, briefly, I am still alive. Yet we all know there was life before we came and will probably be after we go, even though we are no longer alive to know it. Continue reading