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Reflect: Life before death. The day of Reckoning....

Postby saturdaynitespecial » Sun, 04 Sep 2011 9:08 pm

Death is the greatest equalizer and leveller. It will come to us all. Whether you are a king, prime minister, lecturer, businessman, Managing Director or a plumber, technician....et al Death will come to us anytime

Death the great leveller...


Death claims everyone, whether u r a atheist, Christian,
Buddhist, Hindu, Taoist, agnostic or what not.

The grim reaper is no respecter of your position in society.
Whether you r a minister, tycoon, salary man or pauper, the
grim reaper will be waiting for each and everyone.

Sometimes it strikes suddenly, others fortunate enuff
are all decked up waiting for the grim reaper.

U can be struck down in your prime and spring of
your life or the autumn, winter of your life.

There is no extra time or waiting period. If your time is
up, that's it.

Everything is resolved. There isn't any pending matters.
Ongoing illnesses are resolved. Outstanding mortgages,
civil suits ..etc..are resolved.

All your angst, grudges, vanities, egotism, worries, anxieties, knowledge, wisdom will be dissolved.

All your degrees, MBAs, doctorates, condos, diamonds, gold,
talents, eloquence, sharp razor minds,
tangible and intangible assets; will be dissolved into
nothingness and count for nothing when you are dead.

So all these obsessive, frenzid and rabid accunmulations of material wealth by rulers, et al....whether by fair means or unfair means of condos, bungalows, mansions, properties and such are hollow....
.as they r in all likelihood bequeath to their offsprings and future generations....

Buck naked we r all the same.

Most of us will occupy a niche at the colombarian.

Dust to dust, ashes to ashes.

Vanities all these are vanities...
A time to live and a time to die



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Re: Reflect: Life before death. The day of Reckoning....

Postby sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 04 Sep 2011 10:26 pm

saturdaynitespecial wrote:Death is, by its very nature, the loneliest experience man was ordained to endure. It is a loneliness that’s compounded by the fact that we isolate the dying at this crucial time.


And your reference is? You are stating a theory, not a fact. Have you ever asked a dead person what they felt at death?

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Postby x9200 » Mon, 05 Sep 2011 8:13 am

He just "borrowed" it from the net. The author of the whole or at least vast majority of it seems to be Singapore Hospice Council.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 05 Sep 2011 8:55 am

Actually, if you will go back and look at his posts since he first joined, that's just about all he's capable of. cutting & pasting. Rarely does he have any original thoughts of his own.

Still curious though if "he's" actually asked a dead person if they are lonely at the time of death.

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Postby nakatago » Mon, 05 Sep 2011 9:11 am

x9200 wrote:He just "borrowed" it from the net. The author of the whole or at least vast majority of it seems to be Singapore Hospice Council.


I think his post needs to be sanitized then.

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Postby x9200 » Mon, 05 Sep 2011 9:21 am

Yeah, I've got the same observations.
For the loneliness as described in the text I do not think it is true - we do NOT isolate the dying, at least not in the emotionally healthy families and at least not because they are dying. Knowing the source of this document it was probably written this way to make people a bit more conscious. For sure many would like to place their "beloved" in various institutions and forget about the problem.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 05 Sep 2011 9:29 am

nakatago wrote:
x9200 wrote:He just "borrowed" it from the net. The author of the whole or at least vast majority of it seems to be Singapore Hospice Council.


I think his post needs to be sanitized then.


Why? If we start doing that, then almost all of our posts will have to be sanitized as most of what we do is find the answers and post them here...... if we get a complaint like we did with SPH, fair enough.

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Postby x9200 » Mon, 05 Sep 2011 9:33 am

nakatago wrote:
x9200 wrote:He just "borrowed" it from the net. The author of the whole or at least vast majority of it seems to be Singapore Hospice Council.


I think his post needs to be sanitized then.

I guess they wouldn't mind even if somebody does not mention the source.

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Postby nakatago » Mon, 05 Sep 2011 9:43 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
nakatago wrote:
x9200 wrote:He just "borrowed" it from the net. The author of the whole or at least vast majority of it seems to be Singapore Hospice Council.


I think his post needs to be sanitized then.


Why? If we start doing that, then almost all of our posts will have to be sanitized as most of what we do is find the answers and post them here...... if we get a complaint like we did with SPH, fair enough.


I'm not saying to censor the piece.

What's happening is, OP's passing off someone else's ideas as his own. Most of us here have attributed--through one way or another--any information we've obtained elsewhere. x9200, however, has identified the bulk of the source material. So, we put an attribution in the original post or having identified the source in this thread enough? It's just bugging me that OP is plagiarizing practically wholesale.

EDIT: I think I got a solution...

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 05 Sep 2011 10:14 am

fair go. :wink:

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Re: Death the great leveller...

Postby saturdaynitespecial » Tue, 06 Sep 2011 10:50 pm

saturdaynitespecial wrote:Death is the greatest equalizer and leveller. It will come to us all. Whether you are a king, prime minister, lecturer, businessman, Managing Director or a plumber, technician....et al Death will come to us anytime



The grim reaper is no respecter of your position in society.
Whether you r a minister, tycoon, salary man or pauper, the
grim reaper will be waiting for each and everyone.

Sometimes it strikes suddenly, others fortunate enuff
are all decked up waiting for the grim reaper.

U can be struck down in your prime and spring of
your life or the autumn, winter of your life.

There is no extra time or waiting period. If your time is
up, that's it.

Everything is resolved. There isn't any pending matters.
Ongoing illnesses are resolved. Outstanding mortgages,
civil suits ..etc..are resolved.

All your angst, grudges, vanities, egotism, worries, anxieties, knowledge, wisdom will be dissolved.

All your degrees, MBAs, doctorates, condos, diamonds, gold,
talents, eloquence, sharp razor minds,
tangible and intangible assets; will be dissolved into
nothingness and count for nothing when you are dead.

So all these obsessive, frenzid and rabid accunmulations of material wealth by rulers, et al....whether by fair means or unfair means of condos, bungalows, mansions, properties and such are hollow....
.as they r in all likelihood bequeath to their offsprings and future generations....

Buck naked we r all the same.

Most of us will occupy a niche at the colombarian.

Dust to dust, ashes to ashes.

Vanities all these are vanities...
A time to live and a time to die



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Postby Strong Eagle » Tue, 06 Sep 2011 11:11 pm

Yup... one morning you'll wake up dead, and that'll be it.

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Postby saturdaynitespecial » Tue, 06 Sep 2011 11:13 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
nakatago wrote:
x9200 wrote:He just "borrowed" it from the net. The author of the whole or at least vast majority of it seems to be Singapore Hospice Council.


I think his post needs to be sanitized then.


Why? If we start doing that, then almost all of our posts will have to be sanitized as most of what we do is find the answers and post them here...... if we get a complaint like we did with SPH, fair enough.




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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 06 Sep 2011 11:47 pm

We can see, by the OP's last two posts, WHY he cuts & pastes instead of writing his own thoughts. Apparently, his English is not up to snuff nor are his own thought processes. :roll:

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Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 07 Sep 2011 12:01 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:We can see, by the OP's last two posts, WHY he cuts & pastes instead of writing his own thoughts. Apparently, his English is not up to snuff nor are his own thought processes. :roll:


Hmmm... I'd guess passive aggressive and about 3 fingers too deep into a bottle of hooch.


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