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Why are people worried about getting old? it is a natural phenomena

Asked by sudha, 16 Mar '08 10:09 pm
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There is a quote from Dharmaraja in Mahabharata on this topic. When he was asked to explain the strangest thing on this earth, Dharmaraja replies that eventhough all of us know that death is unavoidable for anybody, every human being lives and behaves as though he alone is going to live forever. Old people start worrying about their life when they realise that their days are numbered.
Answered by MangeswaraSastryB, 16 Mar '08 10:18 pm

 
  
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Its not abt old age that people fear, its about loosing the youth and charms that bring fear to mind
Answered by Musaddiq Ameen, 17 Mar '08 07:58 pm

 
  
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People are worried not about old age as such;they are worried about approaching death.Each year takes one a step neare to grave.And that is not a pleasant thought!
Answered by lalitha ramamurthy, 16 Mar '08 11:05 pm

 
  
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If you answered yes, youre in good company. Evidently people from all over the world are worried about it too, according to a recent study conducted by the GfK Roper Consulting, an international market research firm.

But not everyone worries about the same thing. Germans worry most about losing their memory or their mental alertness. The Dutch fear gaining weight and Thais worry about fading eyesight.

The study, as reported by The Boston Globe, showed that peoples expectations for their lives dont seem to match up with their nations economic or health status. For example, nations with healthier populations and more financial resources might be expected to have fewer worries about aging, but thats not necessarily true. Concern about ageing was widespread in several European nations, including Sweden and Spain, as well as in Japan.

One country that stood out was Egypt. The folks there arent worried. I guess for a society that spawned the pyramids and created such an advanced ...more
Answered by Ashish jain, 16 Mar '08 10:11 pm

 
  
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The fear about sicknesses and getting nearer to the final pack-off...
Answered by serpentine, 16 Mar '08 10:11 pm

 
  
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They are actually happy but want to show off.
Answered by darna kyon, 16 Mar '08 10:11 pm

 
  
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It due to the fear that who will take care on final days.
Answered by anantharaman, 16 Mar '08 10:10 pm

 
  
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Some cannot face the realities of life
Answered by rajan, 12 Jun '13 09:01 am

 
  
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No not at all
Answered by sumati gayki, 07 Sep '09 03:13 pm

 
  
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Coz no one want to leave their nice days of life ,it is usual that one troubles in old days.
Answered by brajesh kumar, 03 Sep '08 10:00 pm

 
  
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