Are you afraid of death/dying?

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    This is not religious and doesn't have anything to do with the afterlife. Most people want to die peacefully but what if you saw your death about to happen? Would you do anything for a few more minutes/hours/days?
     
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    depend on the scenario....if my living meant the death of someone else...who that someone is etc....but sure i think if you were given a die or live option...you would take live....
     
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    I fear pain, but not death.
     
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    I mean like the people beheaded in the ME. Once you're captured, you pretty much know your fate. Would you be afraid in that scenario?

    Death to me is intriguing but it's how I get there is what I fear the most. Plus, I will be worried about all the people I leave behind.
     
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    See, to me it's pointless to scream. So I wouldn't be of much use to them since I wouldn't fear them. I would however be more likely to be killed trying to escape, I don't do captivity well. But I would also take at least a couple out with me. I am a bitch IRL, cold hearted and callous as hell. I take pride in my freedom, and any terrorist unlucky enough to capture me, would not enjoy the outcome. But not screaming isn't a fear thing, it's a defiance and/or logic thing to me. The last time I cried from pain or abuse I was thirteen ... and that will be the last time I cry from such.
     
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    sure i would be terrified...i was listening to an interview ....the gi...said his greatest fear was capture....death would be slow and long
     
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    That's a whole different scenario. If i was the captive of murderous bastards that I thought might saw my head of with a small, dull blade, I think I would be likely to attempt some type of heroics. Like I might try to escape or failing that, concoct a way to try to take some of them with me. (Hoping that if death came, it would come in the form of a bullet rather than a knife.)
     
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    Doubt death by a bullet would be less painful unless it was to the skullbone.
     
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    Meh, beats kneeling while your head is slowly sawed off.
     
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    I think that if the people being beheaded wouldn't scream, the beheading would stop (easier said than done I'm sure). They would once just put bullets in their heads but their deaths seemed too peaceful. The terrifying part is the person screaming.

    Anywho, being that death is a natural part of life and everyone knows they're going to die how do you feel about your upcoming death?
     

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