Do you feel bad when you ask a question about old people dying and a really old person answers it?
Say they might be the next one to die.....would that hurt your feelings, or are you a jerk?
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
I am a jerk.
The nursing home down the street from me has razor wire at the top of the fence that surrounds the building.
- Kåliû3WLv 61 decade ago
I don't think an older person would be hurt or offended by someone just asking for information. Older people are generally open and up front about the subject of death. I would be very careful how I worded the question, so it didn't come off as disrespectful. Speaking as an older person, I'm not happy about the fact that I have moved to "the front of the line" so to speak, and the only time I get offended (and angry) is when someone makes flip remarks about it like:
"How's it feel to have one foot in the grave?" Life's a funny thing anyway, just because you're old doesn't necessarily mean you're next to go....
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- 1 decade ago
This time of the year I am a big jerk. All of those happy husbands pushing their babies in a shopping cart at Target. I just want to run over Mommy with her Honda CRV.
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- Anonymous1 decade ago
I'm never concerned about old people dying because it's expected and people always "celebrate" their lives when they die.
When kids and babies die the funerals are horrible and their deaths drag on forever... Like it'll be when they kid's supposed to go to prom and the parents start to cry.
Or it'll be the graduation and the parents cry.
- PaigeLv 51 decade ago
you're not a jerk;
it is the truth, right?
there comes a time in life when you realize that you will have to die and are no longer afraid.
- lobo27Lv 61 decade ago
I don't think they got to be old by crying every time they got to answer a question.
grabs a hand full of dirt, and a rose by the thorns.
tosses them in the hole and licks the wound.
that's more than they would have dun for me.
- PatrickLv 51 decade ago
I'm a jerk
- 1 decade ago
No. Not at all. They've thought about this, and you are asking. It's great that they answer.
If I was old, I'd tell you.
- 1 decade ago
old people don't fear death if the have god in their life,most of them just want to go home (heaven).