“Is it better to be intelligent and aware of your own mortality or blissfully ignorant and believe you’ll live forever?”
–J, the interweb
This questions runs in the same vein as the age-old is it better to have loved and lost or to have never loved at all? I don’t know. It depends how much you like to suffer. However, I will posit that most of us of sound mind know we will die. At least, when asked, we will respond truthfully with that answer. It is dangerous to confuse consciousness with intelligence.
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