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Are You An Organ Donor? No Poll, Just A Question...

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  1. pheelios

    pheelios One Guy, One Pumpkin. VIP

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    I need to renew my Drivers License. I have to actually go into a DMV this time to do it. I haven't had to do that in, I can't remember how long. Now I have to make a decision. I am debating whether or not to donate my organs.

    On one hand I would like my parts to go to good use when I expire. The thought that I could possibly save a life or improve a life is a good reason to do so. On the other hand, there's the thought that a "Higher Being" may shun me if I abandoned my parts upon or after entering the "Afterlife".

    So what would you do? Do you have a pink dot on your drivers license?
     
  2. geo

    geo gtfo VIP

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    of course. whoever wants it can have it :cheer:
     
  3. pheelios

    pheelios One Guy, One Pumpkin. VIP

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    I still have to think long and hard about this decision.
     
  4. beetlejosh

    beetlejosh Goo fuh you! Gold

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    Two very valid points. I'm not super religious, but for some reason I chose not be a donor. Maybe I'm more religious or "God Fearing" than I lead myself to believe. :coffee:
     
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    pheelios One Guy, One Pumpkin. VIP

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    We're in the same boat. I'm leaning more towards being safe than sorry. Just in case.
     
  6. beetlejosh

    beetlejosh Goo fuh you! Gold

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    ...but then, my hypocritical, selfish side would most likely accept donor blood or organs if I were dying.
     
  7. pheelios

    pheelios One Guy, One Pumpkin. VIP

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    Then that's where we differ. I've been on deaths doorstep. Now I strongly feel if it happens again, I am ready to go. I don't want blood or organs.

    However...

    Going blind scares the shit out of me. I'd like some new eyes if that would work.
     
  8. beetlejosh

    beetlejosh Goo fuh you! Gold

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    Going blind would be the worst! It's gotta be a mindfuck not knowing if someone's there or not, on top of all else!
     
  9. pheelios

    pheelios One Guy, One Pumpkin. VIP

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    Big time.

    Have you seen the movie "The Good Heart"? (2009)
     
  10. beetlejosh

    beetlejosh Goo fuh you! Gold

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    No...Is it good?

    I started having dreams about Mira Sorvino after I saw "At First Sight."
     
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    pheelios One Guy, One Pumpkin. VIP

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    [video=youtube;JYgnHvgaCfQ]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JYgnHvgaCfQ[/video]Yes it's an an excellent flick. I highly recommend it.

    I saw that movie too ("At First Sight.") and it really had some powerful moments in it. Makes ya think right?
     
  12. beetlejosh

    beetlejosh Goo fuh you! Gold

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    Cool...I'll be on the lookout, thanks!

    Yeah...the thought of a lifelong blind person regaining their sight was very interesting.
     
  13. pheelios

    pheelios One Guy, One Pumpkin. VIP

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    If you have NetFlix check it out on there.


    I'm hoping to get more responses on this. I wonder what percentage of Americans are Organ Donors.
     
  14. KennyNoisewater

    KennyNoisewater New Member Shot Dead

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    I am.
     
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    pheelios One Guy, One Pumpkin. VIP

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    Was it a hard choice to make for you?
     
  16. wicked smaaaht

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    Why? You'll be dead.

    I have been an organ donor since my first drivers license...many moons ago
     
  17. Stew Nod

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    I am.... No brainer imo
     
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    KOC Fuck this shit! VIP

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    This.
     
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    I sure am...why not...
     
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    pheelios One Guy, One Pumpkin. VIP

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    This is the question I really want answered.
     
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