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How does it feel to be dead?

there are two worlds, one that we enter to exit and the other one we exit to enter, coming into this world we have people waiting to see how lovely you will look like and exiting this world, we have people weeping at how you look like now... what all all does it mean to be dead and how does it feel like..
i wish to get answers that will help people understand the realities of being alive at a point in time and being dead at another point of time..

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  • Jun 28 2013: Victor,
    I love Tom Stoppard's answer to this question, taken from the play (later turned into a movie) called "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead", a story based on two characters from Hamlet, whose fate is predetermined. It is an excellent exploration of existentialism, and this particular scene is how I feel about your question:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9zzUEHt-5E
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      Jun 28 2013: Lizanne,
      That clip reminds me of the fact that "safety coffins" were designed, because of people's fear of being buried alive. The terms "saved by the bell" and "dead ringer" may have evolved because many of the "safety coffins" had bells attached, so the person who was presumed dead, could signal for help if s/he woke up in the coffin, buried, and was, in fact not dead!
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safety_coffin

      How does it feel to be dead?
      I suggest that once the organs of the body stop functioning, the energy that powers the body changes form and goes back into the universal "grid" (for lack of a better term). The body does not "feel" anything anymore, and the energy which returns to the grid does not "feel".

      LOL! Lots of entertaining comments on this thread:>)

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