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9th Jul '16 1:40:55 AM ACW
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* Christian theology holds that human beings are inherently immortal, but whether this will be pleasant or agony depends on the life you lead in this mortal coil. Heaven is very much LivingForeverIsAwesome, while Hell is very much this trope. The descriptions of Hell are: [[AndIMustScream "They will be tormented day and night, forever and ever," and "Their worm will not die, nor will their fire be extinguished."]] It is a place full of despair and solitude, with no hope of any improvement, and the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus further implies that it is possible to see Heaven from Hell- see it, but never reach it. Christian theology also makes a point that life ''on Earth'' is a huge pain in the ass too, so eternal life on Earth wouldn't be very fun either. And Orthodox Sacred Tradition states it clear that if The Lord hasn't allowed people to die, they would be [[CompleteMonster demons]], not simply HumansAreRealMonsters that we are now.

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* Christian theology holds that human beings are inherently immortal, but whether this will be pleasant or agony depends on the life you lead in this mortal coil. Heaven is very much LivingForeverIsAwesome, while Hell is very much this trope. The descriptions of Hell are: [[AndIMustScream "They will be tormented day and night, forever and ever," and "Their worm will not die, nor will their fire be extinguished."]] It is a place full of despair and solitude, with no hope of any improvement, and the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus further implies that it is possible to see Heaven from Hell- see it, but never reach it. Christian theology also makes a point that life ''on Earth'' is a huge pain in the ass too, so eternal life on Earth wouldn't be very fun either. And Orthodox Sacred Tradition states it clear that if The Lord hasn't allowed people to die, they would be [[CompleteMonster demons]], demons, not simply HumansAreRealMonsters that we are now.
1st Jul '16 8:01:40 AM wariodude128
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[[TheStinger Okay, seriously, PUT THAT HAND DOWN.]]

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[[TheStinger Okay, seriously, seriously,]] [[RuleOfThree PUT THAT HAND DOWN.]]
24th Jun '16 1:57:44 PM Ilya_Rysenkov
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* Christian theology holds that human beings are inherently immortal, but whether this will be pleasant or agony depends on the life you lead in this mortal coil. Heaven is very much LivingForeverIsAwesome, while Hell is very much this trope. The descriptions of Hell are: [[AndIMustScream "They will be tormented day and night, forever and ever," and "Their worm will not die, nor will their fire be extinguished."]] It is a place full of despair and solitude, with no hope of any improvement, and the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus further implies that it is possible to see Heaven from Hell- see it, but never reach it. Christian theology also makes a point that life ''on Earth'' is a huge pain in the ass too, so eternal life on Earth wouldn't be very fun either.

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* Christian theology holds that human beings are inherently immortal, but whether this will be pleasant or agony depends on the life you lead in this mortal coil. Heaven is very much LivingForeverIsAwesome, while Hell is very much this trope. The descriptions of Hell are: [[AndIMustScream "They will be tormented day and night, forever and ever," and "Their worm will not die, nor will their fire be extinguished."]] It is a place full of despair and solitude, with no hope of any improvement, and the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus further implies that it is possible to see Heaven from Hell- see it, but never reach it. Christian theology also makes a point that life ''on Earth'' is a huge pain in the ass too, so eternal life on Earth wouldn't be very fun either. And Orthodox Sacred Tradition states it clear that if The Lord hasn't allowed people to die, they would be [[CompleteMonster demons]], not simply HumansAreRealMonsters that we are now.
22nd Jun '16 1:15:00 PM ScorpiusOB1
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* If you assume the theories of Heath Death, Big Crunch, and the like are true, then up to countless trillions of years floating in completely empty space, eternally suffocating, until the protons that form your bodymdecide to disintegrate (if it that ''ever'' happens), to to be eventually crushed into a singularity, or even worse sounds like a very hard price to be for a (relatively) short amount of extra time doing things you enjoy. But you also have forever to get used to it.

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* If you assume the theories of Heath Death, Big Crunch, and the like are true, then up to countless trillions of years floating in completely empty space, eternally suffocating, until the protons that form your bodymdecide body decide to disintegrate (if it that ''ever'' happens), to to be eventually crushed into a singularity, or even worse sounds like a very hard price to be for a (relatively) short amount of extra time doing things you enjoy. But you also have forever to get used to it.
22nd Jun '16 1:04:10 PM ScorpiusOB1
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* If you assume the theories of universal entropy and the big crunch are true, then millions of years floating in completely empty space, eternally suffocating, only to to be eventually crushed into a singularity sounds like a very hard price to be for a (relatively) short amount of extra time doing things you enjoy. But you also have forever to get used to it.

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* If you assume the theories of universal entropy Heath Death, Big Crunch, and the big crunch like are true, then millions up to countless trillions of years floating in completely empty space, eternally suffocating, only until the protons that form your bodymdecide to disintegrate (if it that ''ever'' happens), to to be eventually crushed into a singularity singularity, or even worse sounds like a very hard price to be for a (relatively) short amount of extra time doing things you enjoy. But you also have forever to get used to it.
14th Jun '16 8:46:31 AM Arivne
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* The ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'' has [[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-910 SCP-910]], which makes people essentially immortal. However, [[AgeWithoutYouth they continue to age]] well past the point where their body would ordinarily shut down and any wound, no matter how minor, never heals. Imagine every nick from shaving, every papercut, every bruise and scrap, raw and hurting for the rest of your life. Now imagine that life never ends.

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* The ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'' has ''Wiki/SCPFoundation''
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[[http://scp-wiki.wikidot.com/scp-910 SCP-910]], which makes people essentially immortal. However, [[AgeWithoutYouth they continue to age]] well past the point where their body would ordinarily shut down and any wound, no matter how minor, never heals. Imagine every nick from shaving, every papercut, every bruise and scrap, raw and hurting for the rest of your life. Now imagine that life never ends.
4th May '16 7:00:11 AM PixelKnight
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* As Immortals in ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' age, they slowly get more intelligent and powerful. Eventually, they get to the point where they're driven insane from boredom, because PrescienceIsPreferable, and eventually commit suicide and take a ton of innocents with them. To avoid such a faux pas, most Immortals "reset" every 200 years, wiping their own memories and starting anew.

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* As Immortals in ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' age, they slowly get more intelligent and powerful. Eventually, they get to the point where they're driven insane from boredom, boredom because PrescienceIsPreferable, they're practically omniscient, and eventually commit suicide and take a ton of innocents with them. To avoid such a faux pas, most Immortals "reset" every 200 years, wiping their own memories and starting anew.
4th May '16 6:58:35 AM PixelKnight
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* Immortals in ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' have to "reset" periodically to avoid this, [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2010-06-30 as explained here]].

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* As Immortals in ''Webcomic/ElGoonishShive'' have age, they slowly get more intelligent and powerful. Eventually, they get to the point where they're driven insane from boredom, because PrescienceIsPreferable, and eventually commit suicide and take a ton of innocents with them. To avoid such a faux pas, most Immortals "reset" periodically to avoid this, [[http://www.egscomics.com/?date=2010-06-30 as explained here]].every 200 years, wiping their own memories and starting anew.
1st May '16 4:41:23 PM Pichu-kun
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* ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2'': Stinky Pete would rather spend the rest of his life in a museum, adored by fans, rather than to be a toy of a child. Understandable, as he was never taken off the shelf, watching toy after toy be sold and never got a chance to be played with by any children... until Woody curses Stinky Pete to be the toy of a girl who decorates her Barbies!
** An "interview" that used to be on the ''Toy Story 2'' website suggested that Pete found being a child's toy was actually a pretty good life.
** ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory3'' is all about the toys being outgrown/forgotten by their owner, and the abandonment issues this entails.
** It's clear from ''Toy Story 3'', however, that the toys enjoy only BiologicalImmortality; they ''can'' be burned to death.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory2'': Stinky Pete would rather spend the rest of his life in a museum, adored by fans, rather than to be a toy of a child. Understandable, as he was never taken off the shelf, watching toy after toy be sold and never got a chance to be played with by any children... until Woody curses Stinky Pete to be the toy of a girl who decorates her Barbies!
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Barbies! An "interview" that used to be on the ''Toy Story 2'' website suggested that Pete found being a child's toy was actually a pretty good life.
** * ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory3'' is all about the toys being outgrown/forgotten by their owner, and the abandonment issues this entails.
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entails. It's clear from ''Toy Story 3'', however, that the toys enjoy only BiologicalImmortality; they ''can'' be burned to death.


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* [[spoiler:Martin]] from ''Webcomic/IgnitionZero'' is a HalfHumanHybrid. He is immortal while his friends are not. He notes that being aromantic he won't feel the loss of a lover, but seeing all his family and friends die while he stays forever young isn't any better.
8th Feb '16 3:03:59 AM erforce
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* ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' (2007) has Winters, who was so happy to have his mortality back that he laughed and [[CaptainObvious told the heroes how happy he was]] before the result of losing his immortality took place.

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* ''Film/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles'' ''WesternAnimation/{{TMNT}}'' (2007) has Winters, who was so happy to have his mortality back that he laughed and [[CaptainObvious told the heroes how happy he was]] before the result of losing his immortality took place.
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