Re: Hollywood and Immortality (Re: unsubscribe)

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Sun Feb 06 2000 - 20:53:09 MST

Alexander Shkirenko wrote:

> ...Individual seeks immortality, Individual ends up in
> some form or another regretting ever wanting to live
> forever. It's almost a societal cliche...

Ja. Bill Murray in Groundhogs Day. Finds he is cursed to
live the same day over and over. Pretty soon he is struggling
to figure out a way to kill himself or end it all somehow. Its
actually a pretty entertaining movie, if you can get used to
Murray in kind of a semi-serious role.

John Lennon song: My Sweet Lord. Part of the lyrics go

...Give me light, give me life, keep me free from birth...

I asked a Krishna friend what that means, and he explained
it was a reference to reincarnation. The goal is to stop being
reincarnated, and be... Im not sure what, in Nirvana?
Buddhist friends, does this sound right? spike

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