Why Do We Have To Die?

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Sometimes I wonder, “Why do we have to die?” Sometimes I question myself and the others around me, why are we given one chance to shine in this world? Why not several chances? Why can’t we live forever?

These are the questions that vexed my thoughts constantly throughout my childhood. These are the questions that have influenced my thoughts to think in a certain way. When I first dolefully realized that everyone must die and that no one lives forever, I was dejected. It was utterly intimidating to grasp that all of my thoughts and memories would be wiped away the moment my heart stopped beating. I felt abject and futile. I felt so small in this world. I was not special as millions and billions of other people exactly like me lived. Like everybody else, I was to face my dreadful and frightening death sometime in my life. Life was not
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I realized that through assiduous toil, I can make myself special and known in this world. Life was too short and dear, and to leave this world unknown to others, just an ordinary man that lived his life was not an option that I was willing to accept. I did not want to have the same job as others, the same insipid family as others, the same dull lifestyle as others, and the same death as others. “No,” I said. I won’t die in this world without my name engraved in people’s soul, without my thoughts and ideas influencing many generations to come. I will be special through hard work and achieve glory and success. With success, I will spread my fame throughout many generations to come. I will be remembered. My ideas will be discussed and debated among others. My thoughts will be used as a tool for motivating young minds. I will be a role model and a symbol of success. Life is a onetime chance, and I intend to not lose it but use it to my full extent. It is utterly terrifying to live and die like

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