Death Is Inevitable : Death Essay

866 Words Oct 15th, 2015 4 Pages
Death is Inevitable What is death? You most likely think this is a dumb question. A Wikipedia definition: “Death is the termination of all biological functions that sustain a living organism. Phenomena which commonly bring about death include biological aging (senescence), predation, malnutrition, disease, suicide, homicide, starvation, dehydration, and accidents or trauma resulting in terminal injury.” (Wikipedia). There is more to this word than the given description. When someone dies, this leaves emotions on other people. Death is losing your most prized possession; the feeling of never finding this loved item ever again. Imagine finally receiving the puppy you’ve been asking for from your parents, and then having it run away never to be seen again. Now, multiply that negative feeling by 10 and you know what it’s like to lose a loved one. Death is much more than a simple definition. What comes from death? Despair? Misery? Hopelessness? Whatever your answer may be, it is not positive. Just for a second let me sway your opinion. If death is always so negative, then why do some states and countries still have the death penalty? The death penalty is punishment through death for committing capital crimes or capital offences. In the year of 2014 73 death sentences have been made. (Facts about Death). These types of people are murders, rapists, and terrorists, and its better for these people to not be on the streets committing crimes. It’s not my place to say what the laws of…

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