Re: why immortality?

From: Mark Walker (
Date: Mon Aug 06 2001 - 12:42:18 MDT

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> Given that time and space constitute a unitary spacetime, isn't it
> inconsistent or at best arbitrary for us to want to be temporally infinite
> creatures when we aren't in the least concerned that we are physically
> finite? I mean, imagine a 4-dimensional plot of our lives, with axes
> Say w is the time axis. Why should we want the graph to be unbound on that
> axis rather than x or z?
> Actually, I think the above is pretty silly reasoning. Just thought I'd
> it out there.
As middle-age approaches, I for one am having no trouble spreading out on a
couple of nontemporal axes.
> Josh

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