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Life and Immortality

I actually just posted this awhile ago but set it on like a day or something stupidly.

So i want to start by asking what's life and if our conception of it is correct. So our definition of life is birth, growth, reproduction, and functionality. Now the interesting thing of this is what about those that immortal and never die.
In our future we will inevitably become immortal now when this happens will we be considered alive or just being? Would we continue to reproduce or would we at that point become a species of one entity with no need of reproducing or growing. Or could you consider growth as the gaining of more knowledge which will always happen. How do you think an immortal views life as we know it now? (I would like some opinions on that) would they see death as necessary for life or just something as a problem we haven't fixed yet that they have.
And then what is the point of an immortal? Human's point is to satisfy their own desires we are selfish in that sense even if your desires themselves are not selfish. Or could you see the selfishness of humans as just a way to continue our species to become immortal. Then if that was the case what would happen when we reach that our ideas of constant improvement and evolution would cease what would we then do? what is the next step's point when we reach it is it still to improve? but on what is there to improve other than knowledge? and what would be the point of improving knowledge if there is nothing else to improve upon?


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    • Jul 15 2013: Umm evolution is a proven fact that has been proven over and over and over and over again. Saying evolution is false is like saying the earth is flat and we are at the center of the universe. It is an old way of thinking as religion has always opposed science on the quest for truth because it always hurts the message of the religion so both of these must evolve over time. If you were to remember that religion is mostly (if not all) about the unknown and unprovable. Think about long ago before christianity the greeks worshipped lightening (Zeus) the did not know how lightning worked so they made it into the only way they could tell how it works was religion, as it was impossible to prove what lightning is back the they put god in its place. Now just think what does religion do now day? teach the unknown (life death time) and it will still be a long time as with the greeks and lightning to find out what these truly are. But I believe it quicker than we think as technology is proving religion wrong on a whole mew scale of truth as now religion cannot suppress science anymore but they can sure try by spreading their own personalized truths of life taught by someone else.

      Although I do very enjoy your first thought there the whole drama there i'm guessing you are a believer in fate and you would be right as if we truly knew enough we could predict the future with math and life would become fate.

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