What is Death? (Attempt 1)

What is Death? An attempt to answer the unanswerable…

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The greatest of questions.

We do not care about what life is.

As long as we avoid death.

We do not know what life is.

But we pretend we know death.

One word.

I try to find one word.

To describe what death is.

What does it mean.


Now that my life is ending…

I believe I understand.

There is no death.

(There was no life either…)

Then why do you cry daddy?

Author: skakos

Spiros Kakos is a thinker located in Greece. He has been Chief Editor of Harmonia Philosophica since its inception. In the past he has worked as a senior technical advisor for many years. In his free time he develops software solutions and contributes to the open source community. He has also worked as a phD researcher in the Advanced Materials sector related to the PCB industry. He likes reading and writting, not only philosophy but also in general. He believes that science and religion are two sides of the same coin and is profoundly interested in Religion and Science philosophy. His philosophical work is mainly concentrated on an effort to free thinking of "logic" and reconcile all philosophical opinions under the umbrella of the "One" that Parmenides - one of the first thinkers - visualized. The "Harmonia Philosophica" articles program is the tool that will accomplish that. Life's purpose is to be defeated by greater things. And the most important things in life are illogical. We must fight the dogmatic belief in "logic" if we are to stay humans... Credo quia absurdum!

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