What do you think happens when we die? What would you LIKE to happen when we die?
Its so odd thinking about it. I'd quite like there to be something nice after we die, where I could see all of my friends if they've died too.
I also kinda like the idea of restarting life in the form of another person. Like when I die, I become a kid about to be born, or whatever. Then live life all over again. Kinda sucks that if this is true, you don't remember your past life
Anyway, I could talk about this forever. Your turn.
If death is just a loss of awarness then most people expirience it daily when going asleep, and if death is a reality transition, most people expirience it frequently when they dream. I find it meaningless to consider what happens "after" without any comparision to base the speculations with. Life and Death are really just words we like to apply to a largly unmapped reality.
So what happens when you die? You stop perceiving the world around you. There's nothing afterwards.
You are removed are misplaced with lies by those who think of your effect on their lives.
Thats a real scary thought.
Not really. The pointless struggle over, the mundane world about you vanishes, you no longer think of futility, love, grief, greed... It is quite, moving, but not scary.
what if our consciousness didnt die with our body, but instead just left our bodies ?
What then ??? what'd .... and where'd ths consciousness of ours go ???
Our consciousness isn't a separate entity that lives inside ourselves independently from our body. Consciousness is a function of the brain. When your brain shuts down and you get that massive rush of DMT and start tripping balls, that's the last conscious experience you're going to have. after that, there is nothing.
you don't exist anymore. soon, everyone will forget about you, and everything you ever achieved in your life will have had no effect on the universe. embrace it.
How can you be sure that it's not the other way round ?? Like how you can argue that we're actually being pushed by the gravity, instead of being pulled by it ....
Is this a sworn testimony of someone who's experienced death firsthandedly ??? Or just something you made up in your intestines and pulled out of your ass ???
Which is why I bloged and posted and trolled rampantly and unceasingly ..... I seekth immortality ...
That the brain isn't a function of consciousness? Because consciousness occurs in the brain. You don't need to be a neurologist, psychologist, or philosopher to understand it. It doesn't happen in my heart, or in my hands, or in my nose. Consciousness is created by the brain. That's accepted by just about every scientist.
I can't answer this question because I don't understand it. "...the gravity"? Are you talking about gravitational force? What does this have to do with consciousness?
I didn't make it up, but it's just speculation as of yet. It's speculation that makes sense to me, which is why I posted it. But I don't typically write things that I can't back up.
Really? That's interesting. Everything I've read on the subject leads me to believe consciousness has no location.
Of course, during consciousness, we are using parts of our brain, particularly the language center located in our left temporal lobe. But that is not the same as saying consciousness occurs there. When you are riding a bike, you are certainly using parts of your brain to balance, to control your legs and arms, and to interact with the environment. But we would not say that the bike riding is occurring in your brain. The difference between bike riding and consciousness, in this example, is that the bike riding does indeed have a geographical location, while consciousness still has none.
Obviously you disagree with that, so could you tell me where in the brain consciousness is occurring? And how you discovered this amazing fact?
Now then, you also declare that when we die, we cease to exist. I disagree. I propose that you are suffering from a feeling of separation or alienation from the rest of the universe. You feel individual, and I am suggesting that is a dream, an illusion, a play.
I suggest that you are actually the whole picture. You are the entire universe, and more. The 'individual' you identify your self with is like a wave surfacing on a very vast ocean. It may appear as an individual wave, but really it is the entire ocean that is waving. These waves eventually break and roll back into the sea, but the ocean keeps on waving and waving.
Yes you will die. But that does not mean you won't become alive again. I mean, you're alive right now, aren't you? It happened this time, didn't it? You grew out of this place. Why couldn't it happen again?