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immortality

(Deathlessness), noun commemoration, continuity, endless life, endlessness, eternal continuance, eternity, imperishability, indestructibility, infinity, perpetuity, undying repute, unlimited existence

immortality

(Distinction), noun commemoration, enshrinement, immortal name, imperishability, lasting fame
See also: distinction, indestructibility, reputation
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So, instead of physical immortality, man at least wishes to live a long and healthy life.
Melkonian has collected 23 texts into a reader for graduate and undergraduate courses on the philosophy of death that address our immortal souls, rebirth, resurrection and the afterlife, problems with immortality, and living with mortality.
I was born into Celtic" Rodgers, who eschewed his shot at Celtic immortality in favour of a couple of years at Leicester.
Tolkien said, "The real theme for me is [...] Death and Immortality: the mystery of the love of the world in the hearts of a race 'doomed' to leave and seemingly lose it; the anguish in the hearts in a race 'doomed' not to leave it, until its whole evil-aroused story is complete" (Letters 246).
While death might not seem too attractive, neither is the prospect of immortality.
Noemi and Abel, however, are up against threats bigger than Mansfield's quest for immortality through Abel.
One of the mechanisms underlying immortality is the "trash disposal system" known as the proteasome, a key node of the proteostasis network.
Fard Ghaderi's previous film, immortality, has so far brought the 32 year old director awards at some international venues.
China's first emperor's obsession with achieving immortality was revealed after 2,000-year-old texts written on thousands of wooden slats which talked about the quest to find the elixir of life were found.
In a word, athletes -- think George Gipp (the Gipper), Lou Gehrig, Dale Earnhardt -- achieve immortality, the same elusive stuff Achilles sought on the battlefields of Troy.
Ajin 9 continues the black-and-white manga (Japanese graphic novel) series set in a modern world where a small number of "demi-humans" are gifted with seemingly supernatural immortality including the ability to regenerate after death, and the ability to summon a shadowy figure that may or may not fight according to their will.
He argues that if you find immortality desirable, yet you do nothing about it in this life by promoting the relevant science and technology, then if God doesn't exist, you most certainly won't become immortal.