04-12-12, 11:28 PM #21
I think it would be sweet unless it was soon. Its basically a free pass to skydive, bungee jump, do drugs, have casual sex... or not. Just because you would live till then doesn't mean that you can be a quadrapalegic from skydiving, bungee jumping....
I would still want to know though.
04-12-12, 11:28 PM #22
04-13-12, 02:30 AM #23
Yes, to the second.
04-14-12, 05:36 PM #24
Epictetus: While I would not expect (or want) a precise date, it would be useful to have a reasonabley accurate estimate of how many years are left.Rather than wondering when we will die, let's ask ourselves when we will start to really live?I expect about 5 years, but think I might last ten. I am not worrying about dying & want to live the best life I can for the remainder of my days.
With my limited financial resources, there is a big difference between spending it all in 5 years and spending it all in ten. A person with a large net worth can live a good life with a bad estimate of years remaining.
If I had significant net worth, I could divide it by 15 years (a very optimistic estimate for me) & plan on modifying the yearly spendable amount in 3-5 years if the optimistic estimate seemed way off.
As is, I have divided by 10 & intend to modify the spendable amount in 2-3 years. If I had a reliable estimate of 5-7 years, I could have divided by 7 instead of ten, which would make the next few years more comfortable.
04-23-12, 10:55 PM #25
I dont think i want to know my time of death. Knowing such date would make you scared your entire life waiting for it. Just live by and go with the flow..
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