Re: CHAT: facing your own mortality (as a conlanger)
|From:||Jörg Rhiemeier <joerg_rhiemeier@...>|
|Date:||Friday, July 4, 2008, 19:22|
On Wed, 2 Jul 2008 23:05:22 -0400, Dana Nutter wrote:
> I know other believe differently, and they are entitled to do
> so, but my philosophy is when I'm gone, I'm nothing more than
> food for the worms whether anyone remembers me or not. Leaving
> something behind means nothing to me.
That's a rather bleak and cynical outlook, I must say.
I know that I don't know what happens to me after I die,
but apart from this _scio ut nescio_ I firmly believe
that we are here with a purpose, namely to make the world
a better and more beautiful place. And that means that we
*should* care about the rest of the world, even beyond our
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