How do you want to go?

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    Something I wrote in another thread got me thinking.
    Too many of us have had to watch helplessly while our parents and grandparents deteriorated both physically and mentally. Both of my parents succumbed to cancer, but were in control of their faculties. They suffered slow, painful deaths knowing the ultimate outcome.
    Me? I'd rather go fast, like a 100 MPH crash on my Harley.

    How do you want to go?
     
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    Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in one pretty and well preserved piece, but to slide across
    the finish line broadside, thoroughly used up, worn out, leaking oil, and shouting GERONIMO!!!"


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    "I want to leave this world the same way I came into it; naked, bloody and screaming at the top of my lungs."
     
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    With a smile on my face and a song in my heart.
     
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    I dont know but i do know that if I am in a coma and I cant feel anything etc -- brain dead -- I want to be kept "alive" on life support as long as possible so that I will bleed every red cent out of my health insurer!!!! I WANT MY MONEY'S WORTH. I want to be on CNN and at the heart of a political and social policy debate. I want people holding vigils outside wherever they have me warehoused. I dont want some death panel -- or my kids -- pulling the plug.
     
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    In bed, in my sleep, peacefully!
     
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    If there's ever a nuke attack, I want to be in the precise middle of ground zero at the instant of detonation. If I get vaporized, instantaneously, where no two of my body's atoms ever meet again, I figure there's zero chance of any pain or any dread or fear of impending doom.
     
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    Real quick or unknowingly. Preferably not at mine or the hand of anyone else.
     
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    I want to die with my mind clear and my heart open wide.
     
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    shot by a jealous husband the day after my 104th birthday, on the up stroke.
     
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