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I am seeking my path to immortality even with my youth. I hope that everyone has a successful journey.

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Hello, Cg4tw, and welcome.

 

Your membership is approved and we're happy you found your way to us. We look forward to accompanying you on some of the way that you still have to go.

 

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Hi cg4tw,

 

Thank you and welcome. I wish you success on your path as well. 

 

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Hi cg4tw, Welcome to TDB.  Wish you success in your pursuit to become an immortal.  Just curios, are you wishing to become physically immortal with the body or to achieve something like a rainbow body of light?  Do you follow any particular tradition or practices?

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Hi cg4tw - glad you're here.  You'll meet a lot of nice and helpful folks.  Welcome.

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Hi s1va you could say that I am trying to achieve immortality of will so that even without a body and the construct of a universe and its physical laws I can exist.

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5 hours ago, cg4tw said:

Hi s1va you could say that I am trying to achieve immortality of will so that even without a body and the construct of a universe and its physical laws I can exist.

 

 

Some would say you always have existed and always will.

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funny, I was just thinking that my favored style of immortality would be to grow old, and at some point have control to set myself back to say, 22.  At which point the clock starts again.  No healing powers, or super powers other then that reset button.  An accident could kill or cripple me, but risk adds spice to life.

 

Growing old is an integral part of the human experience.  Just seems one life time is too short, but after a few, I think I'd call it quits and see what if anything comes next. 

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thelerner

Although growing old is an essential part of the human experience I believe that death isn't.

If you are interested watch this video: 

 

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On 11/01/2019 at 5:47 PM, manitou said:

 

 

Some would say you always have existed and always will.

Although that may be true I would very much like to keep my memories.

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3 hours ago, cg4tw said:

Although that may be true I would very much like to keep my memories.

I thought that too but a preamble I often do before meditation is

I'm not my body, it is the vehicle I inhabit and a prized possession. 

I'm not my thoughts, they are like clouds passing in the sky

I'm not my emotions, I acknowledge and let them settle..

I'm not my past.. future.. possessions, family..

..I strive to be breath and awareness.

 

A couple years ago, I had a heart procedure, a stent was put in.  I was doped up, but not completely under.   I heard the surgeon say, 'well this isn't going well'.   Because I so often repeated  I'm not my body.. not my thoughts, I could accept the moment gracefully.  Keep calm and be with whatever happened next without fear.  

 

or maybe it was the drugs but holding things too tightly, creates tension and fear. 

 

 

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On 14/01/2019 at 12:05 AM, thelerner said:

I thought that too but a preamble I often do before meditation is

I'm not my body, it is the vehicle I inhabit and a prized possession. 

I'm not my thoughts, they are like clouds passing in the sky

I'm not my emotions, I acknowledge and let them settle..

I'm not my past.. future.. possessions, family..

..I strive to be breath and awareness.

 

A couple years ago, I had a heart procedure, a stent was put in.  I was doped up, but not completely under.   I heard the surgeon say, 'well this isn't going well'.   Because I so often repeated  I'm not my body.. not my thoughts, I could accept the moment gracefully.  Keep calm and be with whatever happened next without fear.  

 

or maybe it was the drugs but holding things too tightly, creates tension and fear. 

 

 

Obviously holding too tightly isn't good, especially to memories that bring pain and suffering but my belief is that my memories make me who I am I do not want to be something better than myself (Not to say I do not want to improve myself in every aspect but I want it to be myself aka. i don't want to lose my true self) I don't want to be something better and greater than human.

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