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    spending eternity with whom?

    Living forever would be the absolute possible thing to desire, but its exactly what many believe awaits.... do they really think about this? My guess- its simpleminded rhetoric passed down from when we first became sentient.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dangdave
    Living forever would be the absolute possible thing to desire, but its exactly what many believe awaits.... do they really think about this? My guess- its simpleminded rhetoric passed down from when we first became sentient.
    Any Curb Your Enthusiasm fans? The funniest episode was when Larry David and his wife decided to renew their wedding vows.

    Sheryl's vows included something about being together in the afterlife for all eternity... and Larry got really uncomfortable with that since he was under the impression is was "until death do us part".

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    Quote Originally Posted by dangdave
    Living forever would be the absolute possible thing to desire, but its exactly what many believe awaits.... do they really think about this? My guess- its simpleminded rhetoric passed down from when we first became sentient.
    Living forever would suck.

    One of the best things about life is that it is finite, all tbe more precious because of it.

    Ever read Jack Vance? He wrote a really funny story about immortals.
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    I've heard many theists say that spending eternity with the Lord doesn't really mean having him as your roommate, it's more like you just experience ultimate joy perpetually without really having any existence to speak of...an eternal instant. Which makes Heaven sound a lot like Nirvana, which is another afterlife concept which evades the boredom issue pretty well.

    If I had to spend eternity with some human, I think it would be Marcel Marceau... I like the quiet.
    We all get it in the end.

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    I'd like to spend an eternity screwing Avril Lavigne, assuming that eternity could make it so that it was like "awesome" every time....
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    Quote Originally Posted by leximog
    Living forever would suck.
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    One of the two or three things that you've said that is true...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Enduro Man
    I'd like to spend an eternity screwing Avril Lavigne, assuming that eternity could make it so that it was like "awesome" every time....
    Man, you have some piss poor taste brother

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nuboy
    One of the two or three things that you've said that is true...
    Wow!

    I'm up to two, or maybe even three?

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    Does that make it four?
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    Quote Originally Posted by leximog
    Living forever would suck.
    No dude ... if I could witness the continents colliding and rifting, I would just love that ... the biology evolve and change and completely go a kilter as a continent docked to another ....

    that would be the best

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wasatch Walt
    No dude ... if I could witness the continents colliding and rifting, I would just love that ... the biology evolve and change and completely go a kilter as a continent docked to another ....

    that would be the best

    http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/geology/tectonics.html
    But that would only take a relative minute. What would you do after that?
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    Quote Originally Posted by leximog
    But that would only take a relative minute. What would you do after that?
    Shoot RePukes

    Watching their heads explode with a good slug from a.243 would entertain me for some hundred billion years or so.

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    Quote Originally Posted by leximog
    Wow!

    I'm up to two, or maybe even three?

    The All Blacks are a pi$$-poor excuse for a thugby team

    Does that make it four?
    Yep, agree with you on that one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bloviating
    Yep, agree with you on that one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by leximog
    Living forever would suck.


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    Depends.

    From what I have read, eternal life with God is not the same as living forever on this planet. For one, you live forever with everyone else and nobody gets old or sick or dies.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wasatch Walt
    Shoot RePukes

    Watching their heads explode with a good slug from a.243 would entertain me for some hundred billion years or so.
    And if the supply runs out...we could try talking some sense into Chewie.
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    Quote Originally Posted by leximog
    And if the supply runs out...we could try talking some sense into Chewie.

    Yeah, there would go another 100 billion years.

    What a nightmare. I'd rather be dead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SNPete
    Depends.

    From what I have read, eternal life with God is not the same as living forever on this planet. For one, you live forever with everyone else and nobody gets old or sick or dies.
    But all that harp music?

    No seriously, from what I have seen of eternity it won't be so bad.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Enduro Man
    I'd like to spend an eternity screwing Avril Lavigne, assuming that eternity could make it so that it was like "awesome" every time....
    That might be your "Heavenly" eternity. But it could be her eternal punishment. I'm sorry that was too good to pass up

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    Quote Originally Posted by EDDIE JONES
    That might be your "Heavenly" eternity. But it could be her eternal punishment. I'm sorry that was too good to pass up
    That was a good one. But he's Canadian, don't forget that.

    It would be my punishment. Can't stand that biatch. She's ugly and her songs suck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SNPete
    Depends.

    From what I have read, eternal life with God is not the same as living forever on this planet. For one, you live forever with everyone else and nobody gets old or sick or dies.
    hmmm .... are you Mormon?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dangdave
    Living forever would be the absolute possible thing to desire, but its exactly what many believe awaits.... do they really think about this? My guess- its simpleminded rhetoric passed down from when we first became sentient.
    http://groups.google.ca/group/sci.li...n/topics?hl=en

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    I really doubt that the people that hope/pray to achieve this- state- give it much thought... go figure....

    I'm with Leximog.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dangdave
    I really doubt that the people that hope/pray to achieve this- state- give it much thought... go figure....

    I'm with Leximog.
    I don't know. There are plenty of contributors and lurkers on that discussion forum. Still, I would suspect that you are largely correct, lots of people want it, but very few are working to make it happen. Most are just sitting back and waiting for someone else to sell it to them.

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    Parties are a cancer on democracy.

    Parties are like *****. Any gets in, you're f'cked.

    A party vote IS a wasted vote.

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