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This is a lecture clip from my online Philosophy of Death and Dying course.

This is a lecture clip from my online Philosophy of Death and Dying course.

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  • 1. The Makropulos Case Elina Makropulos is now 342 years old, thanks todrinking an elixir of life. She elects not to drink it again. Her unending life has become a state ofboredom, indifference, and coldness. She is joyless, unable to get be happy orexperience joy about anything in her life.
  • 2. Conditions for Immortalityto Be Attractive to Us1. The person who lives forever should clearlyand identifiably be me.2. Looking forward, the state in which I surviveshould be adequately related to who I amnow that I want to survive to experience it.