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A poem originally written when Dylan's father began to go blind. Those famous words have been adopted by some [[longevity]] advocates in regards to the process of [[aging]] and also by some [[Transhumanism]] advocates who have taken the term "light" as a reference to death or mortality.
 
A poem originally written when Dylan's father began to go blind. Those famous words have been adopted by some [[longevity]] advocates in regards to the process of [[aging]] and also by some [[Transhumanism]] advocates who have taken the term "light" as a reference to death or mortality.
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==A poem by Transhuman Tees==
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It's a natural process,
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They say getting old
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As if it is something
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Either noble or bold
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When your hip is stiff
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You need a cane to walk
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Your ears are now useless
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Can't hear anyone talk
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Tell me a reason
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And tell me why
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When I think of that coming
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That I shouldn't cry
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Who wants that for themselves?
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Who wants that for others?
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Your parents
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Your children
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Your sisters
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Your brothers
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They say I fear death
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But that is a lie
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I don't want to get old
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If you do, tell me why.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:00, 17 September 2016

Rage, rage, against the dying of the light. - Dylan Thomas

A poem originally written when Dylan's father began to go blind. Those famous words have been adopted by some longevity advocates in regards to the process of aging and also by some Transhumanism advocates who have taken the term "light" as a reference to death or mortality.

A poem by Transhuman Tees

It's a natural process,

They say getting old

As if it is something

Either noble or bold

When your hip is stiff

You need a cane to walk

Your ears are now useless

Can't hear anyone talk

Tell me a reason

And tell me why

When I think of that coming

That I shouldn't cry

Who wants that for themselves?

Who wants that for others?

Your parents

Your children

Your sisters

Your brothers

They say I fear death

But that is a lie

I don't want to get old

If you do, tell me why.