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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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Immortality opened the 10th Sofia Middle East & North Africa Region (MENAR) Film Festival two weeks ago on January 18.
htm) Xinhua News reported Sunday that a new research revealed Ying Zheng  or Qin Shihuang, who created the world-famous terracotta army, ordered a nationwide hunt for the potion of immortality.
John Updike built up Willams's immortality bonafides in a famous essay after the retiring slugger hit a home run in his last at bat and refused to come out of the dugout to tip his cap.
That's already a pretty big leap of faith, and Istvan artfully capitalizes on it to issue his more extravagant claims for immortality.
We accord people immortality for various reasons and this may have as much to do with how their actions or works have impacted on us personally, as how the media - that greatest shaping machine - has built them up.
This intriguing book takes readers on a fast-paced tour of some wacky and wise methods humans have used to try prolonging their lives--from ancient immortality elixirs and quests for a fountain of youth to modern-day research into cryogenics and robotics.
Drawing on a range of prose genres, Jost shows how the period documents immortality as an extension of life on earth.
Non-fiction / Immortality / Death / Myths / Religion / Technology
Synopsis: In his poetry collection "Immortality", Alan Feldman takes his title from Zhivago's interpretations of the afterlife: "Your soul, your immortality, your life in others.
Artificial immortality, through symbiosis between the bio-psychological and technological areas of alleged posthuman beings, could be the condition for a different ontological premise, completely distinct from homo sapiens, including homo sapiens sapiens (modern man), or homo sapiens +, a technologically enhanced human species.
The book recounts the millennia-old epic legend of Gilgamesh, king of Uruk, who came to Dilmum, from ancient Mesopotamia, in his quest for the secret of immortality more than 4, 500 years ago.
Eternity and immortality is a property of the people of heaven and hell that the holy Quran and the Bible have told about.