I posted this on my Facebook then decided I needed to record it here.

(And http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecclesiastes )


The preacher said:
“Humans and animals have the same destiny. One dies just like the other. All of them have the same breath [of life]. Humans have no advantage over animals. All [of life] is pointless.”
See several translations (especially Young’s) of this one verse here: http://biblehub.com/ecclesiastes/3-19.htm And, note the commentary, and note the, shall we say, backpedaling.

Click a translation you like to read the whole chapter.

I’ll say at minimum this establishes that death is simply part of the definition of living.

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It is not wise to ignore the hard things.