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

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  1. pheelios

    pheelios Well-Known Member 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 Well-Known Member

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

    pheelios Well-Known Member VIP

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

    beetlejosh Who's the guy with the tattoo? 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:
     
  5. pheelios

    pheelios Well-Known Member 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 Who's the guy with the tattoo? 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 Well-Known Member 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 Who's the guy with the tattoo? 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 Well-Known Member VIP

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    Big time.

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

    beetlejosh Who's the guy with the tattoo? Gold

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    No...Is it good?

    I started having dreams about Mira Sorvino after I saw "At First Sight."
     
  11. pheelios

    pheelios Well-Known Member 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 Who's the guy with the tattoo? 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 Well-Known Member 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 Banned User

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    I am.
     
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    pheelios Well-Known Member VIP

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

    wicked smaaaht New Member

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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

    Stew Nod Hello VIP

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    I am.... No brainer imo
     
  18. Chriza

    Chriza The One Man Gangbang VIP

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    This.
     
  19. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    I sure am...why not...
     
  20. pheelios

    pheelios Well-Known Member VIP

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    This is the question I really want answered.
     
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