“Fear of Death”
Feeling about death is different in people. Most people scare about death for thousands of reason; people think they lose what they built during their life and don’t want to say good bye to this world and everything on it such as their family, friends, and money they earned even their clothes. It’s not only say goodbye to material thing, they even scare of losing all memories they have. For people fear of death is worse than the death itself. According to “fear of death” by Elisabeth Kubler- Ross, growing technology changed ideas about death. As she says “Education have effected a low morbidity and mortality among children. The many diseases that used to take an impressive toll among the young and middle-aged have been conquered. The number of old people is on the rise”. Education helped people to have longer way but death its not something to stop.
One of interesting topic that I read and I feel it in my self too is how she explained death is always distasteful to man. She mentioned “in our unconscious mind we can only be killed; it is inconceivable to die of 1 a natural cause or of old age. Therefore, death in itself is associated with a bad act, a frightening happening, something that in itself calls for retribution and punishment.” It is really true that we cannot imagine actual ending of our own life, I believe this is one of the reason that every time we hear someone death it’s something sad for us and if that person was one of our close friends or family we hurt more not just because we feel we lost the connection with them and understand that we can no longer make memories with them but because we see death one step closer to us. I believe death is so scary for us because we don’t know anything about it and what happen next. Even though every culture has their own believes about life after death but even with the huge technology we have in this world right now, death is still something unknown for us. We can cannot forecast what happened after death and it makes it scarier.
Another emotion linked with dying is a feeling of anger. Those who are ill are not the only ones that may experience this feeling of anger and madness. As kubler- Ross discussed in her passage. The child whose his mother has passed away experience the feeling of anger because he thinks his...