Immortalists are worried about death. They believe death is bad and try to fight it. But how? Well, most of them just complain about it but the more special ones want to develop anti-aging technology.
Unfortunately, even that won’t prevent death from ever being imposed on anyone. To do that they’d have to address the root cause of death.
You see, death isn’t possible without life, it requires the existence of mortal beings. So, actually, the root cause of death is the creation of such beings.
If immortalists really believe that death is bad and that it shouldn’t be imposed on anyone, then why don’t they address the root cause of death? Well, it seems like they want to have their cake and eat it, too.
Indeed, some immortalists say that immortality is impossible in this universe. But even I, a mere mortalist, think universal immortality might actually be possible.
If universal immortality were to mean a state of the universe in which death isn’t imposed on anyone, then all that’d be required is the extinction of life. So immortalists, at least if they wish to be consistent, should advocate for the extinction of life.
Mortalists, on the other hand, don’t worry about death, so we don’t have this problem.
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