Why are we afraid to die?

i mean, it would seem like it would be painless...unless of course your fighting or something with all kinds of battle wounds.... i suppose if i were ripped apart in war i would sit there and just wait to die...if knew there was no hope...just keep telling myself it will come soon and i will be free.... but... show more i mean, it would seem like it would be painless...unless of course your fighting or something with all kinds of battle wounds....

i suppose if i were ripped apart in war i would sit there and just wait to die...if knew there was no hope...just keep telling myself it will come soon and i will be free....

but why are people so afraid to die?
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