The process of dying is another matter Lisa Iverach, a research fellow at the University of Sydney, explained that the study highlights how the participants may have been less negative because the mystery around death was removed. Aya, your point is very valid for a therapist's office. Please watch 6 minutes of this famous surgeon, Lloyd Rudy, MD... (start at 2 min) Be patient...he's old now, slow and a little saucy, but his testimony that his deceased patient woke up after complete heart and brain flat-line is utterly definitive... Rudy had finished stitching him closed for autopsy...to have the patient, after 30 minutes miraculously, spontaneously self-resuscitate to accurately describe what the surgeons specifically did and said, according to Rudy... is proof the mind survives death. Being a type 1 comes with guilt which can turn inwards or outwards and I don't think that has helped your pre existing depresssion. To roam the world forever, without aging a day. 10 For it is by believing in your heart that you are made right with God, and it is by openly declaring your faith that you are saved. Most are positively transformed by their experiences, becoming more altruistic and no longer fearing death." You testimony and statements directly contradict what Jesus said about Rejecting him leads to eternal damnation. I’m not scared of what happens after death. The Mind-Body Problem, Finding Purpose in the Face of Tragedy and Adversity, The Existential Crisis You Are (or Should Be) Having, What Dreams of Your Death Are Really About. "2 This point was made some 2,300 years ago by the Greek philosopher Epicurus, who wrote: “Why fear death when we can never perceive it?”3 The Roman Epicurean philosopher Lucretius later pointed out that our state of non-existence for the eternity of time after our death is the same state as for the eternity of time before our birth. Blog posts from the terminally ill were found to have considerably more positive words and fewer negative ones than those imagining they were dying – and their use of positive language increased as they got close to death. If Jesus did rise then he said there is a heaven and a hell and all who reject him go to hell. This can include old age, disease, accident, or any number of other not-fun-to-talk-about options. Its all about love right? But before I die I would like to see My chemical romance.In their legendary concerts. If you choose to ignore his words, it will be at your own demise. But in fact, rationally and from a medical point of view, there is no particular reason to suppose that the intensity of pain (or other forms of discomfort or impairment) from various causes of death is greater than the intensity of pain from various illnesses and injuries that we ourselves may already have previously experienced, or the pain that others have experienced and survived to tell the tale. I'm terrified. Jesus offers hope beyond death. I'm older, but not an atheist like Dr. Lewis. Physical pain arises from damage to our living tissue. Thank Your DR Lewis For Your Kind Words. The issue is who is Jesus? 30 Therefore having overlooked the times of ignorance, God is now declaring to men that all people everywhere should repent, 31 because He has fixed a day in which He will judge the world in righteousness [v]through a Man whom He has appointed, having furnished proof to all men by raising Him from the dead.”. I know of many physicians who know that many NDE's are real and that the "mind" truly survives beyond death. Nathan Heflick, researcher and lecturer at the University of Lincoln, also warns against interpreting the results to mean that dying people view death as a wholly positive experience. Purposewithoutgod.com: website for the book, articles, videos, podcasts, Is There Life After Death? Please specifically debunk Dr. Rudy's account here on this NDE case, without the broad ubiquitous consensus of the scientific community at large. Not many people want to discuss ‘are you scared of dying’ because I think they are. Not to be preachy or anything, but belief in a higher power..God..if you will at least for me is comforting to know that one day I will see my mom & dad, aunts, uncles, all the family that have gone before me. 1. I am, however, scared of losing people close to me. I can give you scores of other respected physicians who have witnessed these phenomena that can not be scientifically explained. Or it can fill us with a sense of the preciousness and fragility of this opportunity, the value of a life. He who believes in the Son has eternal life; but he who does not believe in the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him.”. This is the shortfall of Roman Christianity, that views all others as abominations...what has caused more war and desolation than any other single cause is history. Do people really tell the truth in their blogs? why? No, I think it's the unknown. I watched the Lloyd Rudy Video. I'm scared of it being long and painful, living is a totally different story. But not all of us will know how, or when, we’re going to die in advance of it happening, and therefore will miss out on any benefits to be had by uncovering its uncertainty. Or stabbed to death. It's known as denial. Hey there, My fear of Death seems to be pretty bad at the moment. What we do with Christ in life life will determine which reality we experience. If im wrong, I have lost nothing; if you are wrong u have lost everything, Way more helpful than that article. And in countries like Canada, where (carefully regulated) euthanasia is available, the experience of dying can be practically identical to anesthesia—gentle and swift. In addition, you will be unconscious of anything that happens after you are gone. Guardian Magazine 7/17 paraphrased Thanks Brad. Feeling death/ Fearing what happens after. During the day being busy your attention is to your visual surrounding. I've been searching for some way to relieve my fears, but I can't. The book is about how cutting edge science shows that consciousness, human purpose and caring, like absolutely everything else in existence, could have emerged and evolved unguided, bottom-up, in a spontaneous and purely physical universe. We need to relocalise and repatriate the bear, to get to know it as a spectre that happened at one point in one place, so that it can stop haunting us everywhere for all time. Many people think the scientific worldview is discouraging and devoid of hope. Truly, Brad O'Donnell. Regarding NDEs more specifically, there is much written elsewhere substantiating my statement that NDEs have been thoroughly debunked. What sort of bear was it, what did it to us, how did we feel? I'm dying from cancer and I'm so scared 24 Mar 2015 16:21 in response to cocopops Hi cocopops, it's easy for the rest of us to tell you all the usual stuff...but we're all different and how you feel will probably be poles apart from how I reacted when I was told I had Multiple Myloma 2 years ago. If Lord, then what he said about the after life is true. I guess if you have a faith you believe there is something else beyond the life you know so it’s not so scary. You have to grapple with whether u believe that or not. Atheists are you scared of dying and becoming nonexistant? Guardian Magazine should know, as well as anyone, that society is evolving away from religious fear of death... "As an unintended consequence of developing lifesaving measures, medical science has expanded its knowledge of death. Mike Tyson said that living is a struggle and the more he knows about not existing, the more willing he is to die. There is not a day gone by when I haven’t thought about ... I’m So Scared Of Death I Think About Dying Every ... which signalled another year passing and being closer to not existing. If you say they will go to hell but not good or religious people, the problem is we are all sinners and fall short of Gods standard. To the person undergoing it, the NDE is as real as anything the mind produces during normal waking. 'S MICHELLE GARNETT ABOUT THE HEARTBREAKING DECISION SHE FACES MICHELLE GARNETT T elevision star Coleen Nolan has a big decision to make – one that could potentially mean the difference between life and death. You may feel yourself slipping away, but it isn’t as though there will be a ‘you’ around who is capable of ascertaining that, once all is said and done, it has actually happened. They also have a very good idea about how they are going to die, which may bring some sense of peace or acceptance.”. That's such a jerk thing to say. What if it’s some long drawn out cancer or someone shoots me in the head when I speak out against the new world order. A consequence of not knowing the details of what once scared us is a fear of everything into the future. In order to save people’s lives and brains, scientists have had to study the processes that occur in the brain after death. I'm concerned about what happens after death and how things are going to be. i've been thinking about it a lot lately. I’m not scared of death but I’m scared of dying scared. Hes the only source of salvation. Initiated by Dr. Ian Stephensen in 1968 at the UVA Medical School, concurrently with the noted discovery of the NDE by Dr. Raymond Moody, this institute has academically pursued the question regarding the question that the 'mind' could possibly continue functioning after the physical death of the brain. I'm more concerned with the life after death bit. Archaeology also confirms his existence. “We can't find much in the Gospels that shows Jesus thinking in terms of 'justification by faith, judgment... Christians sometimes reduce Paul’s gospel of salvation to something like, 'Believe in Jesus so that you personally can go to heaven when you die.' And once one has actually died, being dead doesn’t feel like anything whatsoever, obviously. The extent of the human capacity to endure suffering is often very surprising. Nevertheless, I have met people who, like you had suffered for most of their lives from depression and anxiety and for whom treatments had not been helpful, whose conditions then improved unexpectedly due to changes in their life circumstances (e.g. Or see this link for a very brief video providing a synopsis of the book. The Mind-Body Problem." As such, the Vatican and the Southern Baptist Convention say you can't be a Christian if you don't believe this judgment threat. But my role here is primarily a science educator, and I can't just tell people what they want to hear. Jesus said there would be life after death either conscious pleasure in his presence or horribly torment away from Hid presence. Do People Everywhere Feel Blue and Turn Green with Envy? get real. Again, there were fewer negative words from the prisoners. What a trip! A ComRes survey from 2014 found that eight in ten Brits are uncomfortable talking about death, and only a third have written a will. I think of suicide nearly everyday and I'm very comfortable with the idea of no longer existing. No I'm not scared of dying, even though I don't believe that the conciousness continues in any form. However, not to sugar-coat this subject—certainly many of the people who have survived more extreme forms of agonizing injury or illness would never want to re-experience it, and some are psychologically traumatized by the experience for a long time afterward (bear with me—we are talking just for a moment about worst-case scenarios). Fear of death can be crippling for some people. Yalom, Staring at the Sun: Overcoming the Terror of Death, p. 147. See this YouTube video link for an engaging Power Point presentation in which Dr. Lewis explains how a family health crisis focused him on coming to terms with the outsized role of randomness in life, and to wrestle with the question of whether the scientific worldview of a fundamentally random universe is nihilistic. So if someone has cancer do u tell them the truth or tell them what they want to hear? I would encourage to investigate with an open mind the claims of Christ. We may believe in Christ, Buddha, Mohammed or not...It doesn't matter. It's little wonder Americans fear death so much... Christianity guilts us that most will be tormented in hell for all eternity. 2840 (November 23, 2011): 48-51. I said I am a 100% disabled vet, what got me there was a riot at the prison I worked at for 14 years. I deal with those questions in a separate blog post titled "Is There Life After Death? But our impending end isn’t just a benevolent supplier of healthy behaviours. Are his claims valid? I don't want to die. Please try again later. Where dying was something I am scared of. Since nobody who has actually died can tell us what it felt like physically, we naturally have a terror of dying. After all, we're the wealthiest nation on earth, and the bible says it's easier for us to pass through the eye of a needle than to enter the kingdom of God..." And... "Many are called, but few are chosen," and “All must come before the judgment seat of Christ.”. God offers eternal life through Christ. I'm a little bit scared of what comes after. Here is my take on this, please tell me your own. They looked for general feelings of positivity and negativity, and words describing positive and negative emotions including happiness, fear and terror. However, I'm definitely not ready to die yet because I have a lot to look forward to. Finding Purpose in a Godless World addresses, among other things, how consciousness is a transient phenomenon in complexly evolved living creatures, how mind emerges from mindless matter, and why our human intuition stubbornly insists that consciousness is some sort of mysterious, ghost-like, immortal phenomenon—why it's so hard for us to accept that our mind / personhood / self is purely the product of our finite physical brain. “People will fear death. It’s not adult or reasonable, but hey. Furthermore, dying in and of itself does not necessarily involve painful processes—some forms of death are painful and others are not. I figure deal with it then and hope what I learned now helps me with that. Death (2) – When we talk about death, oftentimes we’re really talking about dying, or the manner of death. These people dying feared death. May be at night you have certain thoughts or fears which are precipitating those attacks. Posted Nov 22, 2018 What we do with Him, determines where we go The church in the Bible is not buildings. When I got out I wasn't too messed up that I couldn't be a police officer, again; seeing more death & dying. My whole life, as long as I can remember, I’ve been afraid of dying. I watched the UVA video you recommended. Since death, from a biological point of view, entails a complete and utter extinguishing of consciousness, being dead will not feel like anything—no more so than you felt, say, a year before you were born. Where Is that Fine Line Between Terror and Delight? Perhaps the most startling fact is that we actually need Bering to point out to us something that is as obvious as this…  I am repeatedly taken aback by how often an intelligent adult patient of mine tells me that they have been lying awake at night worrying about “what it will feel like to be dead,” or fearing the experience of being buried after they have died... 3. I loved the Army and wanted to stay in, but at the time I was too messed up and was not able to reenlist for my chosen profession being an MP. I’m ready to go anytime God wants to take me home.’ I began to cry. This brute link between abnormal activity patterns—whether induced by the spontaneous disease process or controlled by a surgeon’s electrode—and subjective experience provides support for a biological, not spiritual, origin. Answers from trusted physicians on not scared of dying. I have a big fear of dying. A few years earlier, an NBC poll asked 28,000 Americans what they feared most about growing old. I have been before, affected as the OP was by my parents' and grandparents' reminiscence of their life and how quickly it goes by. He was stern, but as honest as Abe my whole life. - Mystic Banana Jesse Bering, "The End? At the age of 96, the legendary editor Diana Athill writes, the idea of death has never been less alarming. Why so many of us think our minds continue on after we die," Scientific American Mind, October/November 2008, 34-41. ps sorry about my spelling, I dont do so good in inglish. But over-all NO!. It's known as denial. As evolutionary psychologist Jesse Bering reminds us, “Consider the rather startling fact that you will never know you have died. These ideas were further elaborated beautifully by the Roman Epicurean philosopher-poet Lucretius in the first century BCE, in his great poem “De rerum natura” (“On the Nature of Things”), [CLICK 'MORE' TO VIEW FOOTNOTES 4-6,   INCLUDING AN IMPORTANT POINT FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE SUFFERING FROM DEPRESSION AND FEELING SUICIDAL]. Why the fear of death is slowly subsiding... A more evidence-based, scientific understanding of NDEs. ‘I’m not scared of dying. Everyone dies, and most of us are afraid of it. And many acute injuries are actually more painful afterward (in people who survive them) than they are at the moment of injury. This noted surgeon had no ulterior motive to falsely give this information and was quite competent. And sleep is my forte! Tokophobia: Fear of Pregnancy and Childbirth, Psychology Today © 2020 Sussex Publishers, LLC. If you haven't done so already, you may want to see a psychotherapist to better understand its basis in your particular situation and to help you with strategies for managing this severe anxiety. The most common fear, in Western society, is that the process of dying will be painful, prolonged, and will reduce the quality of life. If Jesus did rise, an I believe the evidence is overwhelming- he claimed he would either be our Savior or judge. We have always been alive, we come from living cells; we have never been dead. Maybe everything else in life comes from those two points: the separation anxiety of childhood and the ultimate fear of dying alone.” This ultimate fear has turned into a devastating reality for Canadians living in long-term care facilities across the country during this global pandemic. What is your proof that "We [know not] [sic] {do not know} where we come from, some mysterious place before birth?" Yes, you're right, those are common questions or concerns. Some doctors who disagree with your position... Indeed, people who have been resuscitated after technically being dead for a few minutes do not describe the experience of how it felt as they were losing consciousness any differently compared with those who lost consciousness from other, transient causes. The article actually made me more depressed. May be at night you have certain thoughts or fears which are precipitating those attacks. There’s simply no you to do the feeling. No, I think it's the unknown. People can fear death to varying degrees, but there are some common themes that people have regarding it. Deep anesthesia might perhaps be more similar to death than it is to sleep, in terms of the mechanisms of consciousness and its cessation. This can include old age, disease, accident, or any number of other not-fun-to-talk-about options. There’s a Woody Allen quote that has stuck with me since I heard it in high school, “I’m not scared of dying; I just don’t want to be there when it happens.” So it’s not the thought of being sick or weak that bothers me, it’s just that thought that after that there is nothing. Its the people of God who have been saved. There simply will be no you to do the feeling (It can be hard for us egotistical creatures to imagine that the world exists independently of whether we ourselves exist to experience it). Schools Should Stop Giving Kids BMI Report Cards, How Much Is Too Much? To be precise what I have are 2..2 autoimmune diseases, I guess they can be called such. Kurt Gray, one of the study’s researchers, said, “I imagine this is because they know things are getting more serious, and there’s some kind of acceptance and focusing on the positive because they know they don’t have a lot of time left.”. I … Bill, chronic depression and anxiety are among the hardest of afflictions to bear. But I am scared how I die. But if your fear of dying is getting in the way of living a peaceful, joyful life then you're not "just" scared to die. Your broad brush rejection of the NDE phenomenon fails to advance the debate. You mention family and friends. Aside from whatever pain you might experience, I believe there are two things people tend to be afraid of. Few topics produce such motivated reasoning as the belief in life after death. I've had a family loaded with medical professionals who've imparted a world of new information that can relieve your fears. Mary Breuer Photos Full service portrait studio located in downtown Green Bay specializing in headshots, boudoir, family, and senior photos. Parade Magazine's poll found that 24% have left the church's brimstone oppression for Spiritualism. “Dying isn’t just part of the human condition, but central to it. Or a nasty car accident. Find a therapist to combat fear and anxiety, contribute to those around us and those who will follow us, in countries like Canada, where (carefully regulated) euthanasia is available, https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-do-people-kill-themselves/. I was injured severely, which exasperated my original injuries I sustained while serving in the Army. The saddest part is that there was no brimstone in original Christianity... it was added by the Romans 300 years later when they commandeered the faith for the state religion. The process of dying is another matter We know that we are doomed to die eventually but carry on as though we will live forever. If you seek God he will reveal himself to you. You can commit evil and expect heaven. Roman Christianity successfully taught the west to fear death for ulterior motives. See for example Linda Geddes, "Banishing consciousness: the mystery of anaesthesia," New Scientist, no. So, while we certainly wish to never experience such a thing, even in the worst of our nightmarish death scenarios the actual pain in and of itself is something that can certainly be endured and survived, as shown by our fellow human beings. ", “When Constantine became Emperor of Rome, he nominally became a Christian, but being a sagacious politician, he sought to blend Pagan practices with ‘Christian’ beliefs, to merge Paganism with the Roman Church. I'm sorry that her last days were made even more of a struggle than they needed to be. Anecdotes are useful for generating hypotheses, but not for testing them. i filmed this video a couple weeks ago (hence the cold & long hair) and I felt super compelled to share this. All this makes us fear pain. The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly. Bill Im so sorry for your condition. I have been before, affected as the OP was by my parents' and grandparents' reminiscence of their life and how quickly it goes by. You can learn to escape this horrific fear, even if you remain religious. Hence, the church has been growing since its inception in NT times. i'm only 16 but time flys and you can die any instant, does anyone else feel this? Jesus said there would be life after death either conscious pleasure in his presence or horribly torment away from Hid presence. Even liberal scholars agree the tomb was empty but they come up with naturalistic explanations for why it was vacated. He's frustrated that the medical profession rejects hydroxy because the liberal medical profession has branded the drug risky. However, I'm definitely not ready to die yet because I have a lot to look forward to. Many also fear dying alone. During the day being busy your attention is to your visual surrounding. The Wikipedia entry on Near Death Experiences also provides a reasonable summary of the contrasts between spiritual beliefs about NDEs versus the scientific evidence for what these experiences actually are. 1 Shadow-one Well-known member. How is this unhelpful? A healthy fear of death can also remind us to make the most of our time here on Earth and not to take our relationships for granted. Church "Roman Christianity" and the bible have nothing to do with Jesus or his original movement of love and brotherhood. "Christianity Today" Magazine explained in their article, "Jesus vs. Paul," CT concedes that many Christians are concerned that Paul's theology disagrees with the theology of Jesus. The 7 Levels of "Truthiness", COVID-19’s Ripple Effect on Mental Health and Addiction, Source: Jovani Carlo Gorospe | Dreamstime. You were trying to help us. I relate to that Jewish doctor in upper state New York, Dr. Zelinko, whose cured 2,000 patients of Covid 19 with the politically controversial drug, Hydroxychloquine. This is one of the primary reasons for the existence of the scientific method in the first place. Most people dont seek out the evidence cause they love their sin. No, I don't want to die, I want this body to stick around for as long as possible. According to a 2013 American study, senior citizens are more scared of having to move into a nursing home than they are of dying. John 7:17 This is why Dr. Parnia's inability to demonstrate reliable NDEs in his controlled study (the “AWARE” study) is more than revealing, particularly since Parnia is a believer in NDEs. I just know that death is as natural as living except that it's permanent slumber time. The researchers also compared the last words and poetry of inmates on death row with a group of people tasked with imagining they were about to face execution. For a more evidence-based, scientific understanding of Near Death Experiences (NDEs), I recommend the article in the just-published June 2020 issue of Scientific American by the respected neuroscientist Christof Koch, titled “What Near-Death Experiences Reveal about the Brain.” If you’ve followed Koch’s writings, you will know that he has been a spiritual seeker, yet he is persuaded by the evidence that spiritual experiences are entirely subjective phenomena. I got here because I started counting the things that I would miss out on. i am not worried about dieing ,we all have to die,but i watched my mum strugle and fight for eight days, i asked for a driver wich would have helped her be more peaseful,she never got one and i was so stressed becouse she was disstrest and was constantly chasing down nurses to give her somthing,sometimes they did and sometimes they dident in fact there coments were most unkind at times, and now i fear dieing like that,the experiance has robed my joy of life.that was two months ago have been in dippresion since then. Sep 15, 2015 #13 pepecat said: I wouldn't want a slow painful death, but otherwise I don't think I'm scared of dying. Since death is the ultimate destruction of our living tissues, we naturally assume that death must be the ultimately painful experience. Everyone dies, and most of us are afraid of it. May I suggest also reading "Staring at the Sun," the book by the psychiatrist Irvin Yalom quoted in this post. We have sources outside the Bible so u cant use that one. I hope you gradually recover your joy of life. Even more remarkable, is the fifty year research that UVA Medical School just published of 2500 three year old children's past life experiences. You mention family and friends. This article is about those unfounded fears. Of course the Earth is not man made. Joined Jun 19, 2013 Messages 3,372 Location Yorkshire. Anecdotes are fraught with problems -- such as lack of control of (or even awareness of) potential confounding variables, as well as misperception, recall bias, memory contamination, suggestibility, and a whole lot more. He spoke of hell more than any other topic not to scare people but warn them. I appreciate your feedback very much Aaron, and am very pleased that this article appears to be helpful to many people. In representing mainstream science here, I am simply acting as the messenger—a science educator. If Jesus is who he claimed to be-I have researched it for over 30 years- and he is based on His Resurrection-then He said there is no eternal life apart from accepting him. 9 If you openly declare that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. Today, thousands of defibrillated patients, resuscitated from death, have come back to recount their experiences. There was no need for you to do that. There is not a day gone by when I haven’t thought about ... I’m So Scared Of Death I Think About Dying Every ... which signalled another year passing and being closer to not existing. Now, while in the Army, I saw enough death & dying, to last me. At 70, he had a six hour aortic aneurysm operation for which the surgeon told me he had a 50% chance of survival. There's every reason to expect that the pain and suffering are just as bad if not worse for those who survived such injury or illness than those who died. Though it is a weird concept, to be honest. So dying in and of itself I can't see as being painful, maybe for a microsecond, but nothing more. What about the process by which our self-aware consciousness and the entirety of our subjective experience abruptly ends? But is it worth it to make people remember you for a long time!!? hi guys. He is a far more skilled therapist and writer than me. People change their minds and look back in puzzlement at how they once felt that way: See https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/why-do-people-kill-themselves/   So, if you are suffering from depression and feeling suicidal, please seek help—tell a family member or friend, or talk to your doctor, or call a distress helpline, such as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 in the United States. 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