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Old 09-03-2013, 02:51 AM
 
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Is it possible for someone to be excited when they hear they are dying?

If I were physically or financially unable to do what I wanted in life it may be a breath of fresh air.

 
Old 09-03-2013, 07:12 AM
 
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Excited seems like a strange word.....relieved, not unhappy, accepting, maybe... but excited?
But then, I don't know how everybody thinks/feels.
 
Old 09-03-2013, 12:45 PM
 
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I guess if I could not fly anymore life would not be worth living. If something were to happen to my plane there would be some serious mental issues going on.

I would have to get into a new one at all costs even if it meant going experemental and cutting corners to get air born.
 
Old 09-04-2013, 09:47 PM
 
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Is it possible for someone to be excited when they hear they are dying?

If I were physically or financially unable to do what I wanted in life it may be a breath of fresh air.
Perhaps if they had a real strong faith in God they might be excited. Yet I feel that for the person who has the average measure of faith (such as you really don't know it's just what you believe), relieved would be the more appropriate word.

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I guess if I could not fly anymore life would not be worth living. If something were to happen to my plane there would be some serious mental issues going on.

I would have to get into a new one at all costs even if it meant going experemental and cutting corners to get air born.
I can understand that. Though if my only passion were deprived of me, I would stop at the legality point to do all within my power to retrieve it. The only attachment I have is a very sad one and many times I feel that it would be a relief to know the end is near for I want something which doesn't exist in this world anymore. The enormity of the separation is such a painful one. I suppose I should say one of my attachments; though the other I think most people take for granted.
 
Old 09-04-2013, 10:09 PM
 
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I guess if I could not fly anymore life would not be worth living. If something were to happen to my plane there would be some serious mental issues going on.

I would have to get into a new one at all costs even if it meant going experemental and cutting corners to get air born.
query: what could happen to your plane that couldn't be fixed? maybe a total fire, but u still have the paperwork and that's all ya need to build a plane
 
Old 09-05-2013, 01:22 AM
 
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It's possible I suppose. People have varying thoughts and ideas about death.
 
Old 09-05-2013, 08:56 AM
 
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Another thread that would be better somewhere else, IMO. No one is grieving or mourning a dead person.
 
Old 09-05-2013, 05:22 PM
 
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query: what could happen to your plane that couldn't be fixed? maybe a total fire, but u still have the paperwork and that's all ya need to build a plane
As long as you had the financial resources to do so. I am pretty sure there are some pilots who dont do what they are suppose to do in an emergency because they want to try to save the plane as they know that they will not be able to replace it if they crash it and walk away so they choose to die with the plane.

This may need to be moved but I am not sure where.
 
Old 09-05-2013, 05:30 PM
 
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There's an interesting story Oliver Sacks tells about a patient of his who had terminal brain cancer. This was, the cancer had invaded the part of her brain that makes you care about whether you live or die.

She found the whole thing hilarious.
 
Old 09-05-2013, 06:31 PM
 
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There's an interesting story Oliver Sacks tells about a patient of his who had terminal brain cancer. This was, the cancer had invaded the part of her brain that makes you care about whether you live or die.

She found the whole thing hilarious.
lol. What a great way to go. Die laughing!
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