Essay about Facing Death

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Facing Death
Works Cited Not Included In today?s modern society we have a certain distaste for the subject of death. There are people in society feel uncomfortable with the subject of death. The subject of death is a reality that we need to face everyday. There is nothing any of us can do about death, and there is no virtue in dwelling on it or trying to penetrate its mystery. Is it possible to prepare for death?

In our day and age as we know it, there have been astounding advancements in medicine. The average life expectancy has risen. People are being educated in issues that surround a healthy life style. As a society, we are trying to increase our life span and defeat death. While people are following strict
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Far from signifying any morbid desire to die, loving death simply means accepting death as a natural part of life. We must find ways to accept death.

There are many religions that have different beliefs about dying. Buddhist?s do not believe in life after death meaning heaven. Buddhist?s believe that when one dies he is reborn again and this continues until the person reaches Nirvana. Nirvana is the supreme happiness that comes when all passion, hatred, and delusion die out and the soul is released from the necessity of further purification. In the Christian religion it is believed that there does exist life after death. The argument to support it being that after Jesus died he rose from the dead, proving that the soul is not destroyed after death. ?this proof of immortality has been accepted by millions of Christians and has been regarded as one of the most precious assurances brought to mankind by Jesus? (Ducasse 18). All of the Christian teachings and beliefs comes from the Bible; and in the Bible it states ?For God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son so that anyone who believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.? (John 3:16)

There are some philosophies we can take to be better prepared to face death. First, by attending to the important relationships in our live so that we don?t have regrets about what we failed to say or do with those we

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