philosophy Life and death
...Life and Death Gilgamesh, in the Epic of Gilgamesh, is on a journey to find the cure for death after becoming distressed with the feeling that he too would someday die. After an unsuccessful search, he finally meets Utnapishtim, who gives him the right cure for death, a spiky plant (McCaughrean & Parkins 15). However, on his way back home, an old snake eats the spiky plant and becomes young. He thus loses his chance of becoming immortal. From Gilgamesh, there are two world views that emerge from people and beings. First, as much as all human beings desire to live forever, the fact is that everyone will get old and die. However, when people can be given chances to become immortal... , then...