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Philosophy 2 - word sooner it makes us think as if you run...

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Karina Santana September 3, 2008 Philosophy Hw # 2 “ Many People would sooner die than think. In fact, they do” by Bertrand Russell. Question: What do you think this means? Do you agree or disagree? Personally I feel like this quote is telling us that death is unexpected. Most people fear death and prefer not to even talk about it but if you really think about it death can simply attack at any moment without any warning. This can also be related to life itself. We also make choices good or bad that affect our life. Sometimes we over think some things and die before we ever get around it. This is a tough quote simply because of the
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Unformatted text preview: word sooner it makes us think as if you run out of time or aren’t given many. In my opinion everyone dies with a regret maybe if we only thought about it sooner we could have made it. I do not completely agree with this quote. It sounds like an automaton. Is either you think or you die which isn’t really the case if life. Obviously if you make a wrong choice the outcomes wouldn’t be as you hoped but I do not believe that it will cost you a life. It’s too explicit of a quote....
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