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    I think you all should watch more criminal-mastermind shows

    Money is a big influence on people. If you have the elixir of life, you’re also probably smart enough to have a stone which transmutes lead into gold. And I think it’s only a few thousand grand to buy a new life, complete with documentation. Those same people producing the documentation probably aren’t opposed to taking gold and silver as payment.

    The hardest part of this strategy, I believe, is coming up with a new name haha.
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    Awani, do you remember...



    ...what life was like before birth?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kiorionis View Post
    I think you all should watch more criminal-mastermind shows

    Money is a big influence on people. If you have the elixir of life, you’re also probably smart enough to have a stone which transmutes lead into gold. And I think it’s only a few thousand grand to buy a new life, complete with documentation. Those same people producing the documentation probably aren’t opposed to taking gold and silver as payment.

    The hardest part of this strategy, I believe, is coming up with a new name haha.
    True but the thing about crooks is that you can never trust a crook because by their very nature they are dishonest. How much would you trust walking into a airport with your fake passport haha

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    That’s the thing though, you don’t buy a fake passport. You buy a real one

    That’s what they do in the movies anyways
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    Quote Originally Posted by Luxus View Post
    ...what life was like before birth?
    I have had visonary experience of my first life (not this one), but if you want emperical factual memories I cannot remember anything before the age of 5 years or so.

    Donít let the delusion of reality confuse you regarding the reality of the illusion.

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    I can see why someone would consider it unbearable after a certain point. But i don't. I have a rather busy schedule planned out, given that i will succeed at making the elixir.

    But as some before me already stated, the elixir doesn't make you immortal, it simply increases your longevity (or so it is said to, opinions are divided).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Luxus View Post
    Ok so would you say all the successful alchemists before us are heartless bastards for not openly detailing the production of the elixir to the masses ?

    Come to think of it how would one cope with burying everyone they have ever loved? Would you reach a point where you would never allow yourself to love anyone ever again?

    Hmm, that is interesting, Vampires in the story's are sometimes said not to have a beating heart and to be incapable of love....ultimately then taking the elixir turns you into a vampire
    No, there is a fundamental difference between the immortality of vampires and other kinds: vampires NEED to feed on the life of other people, they are parasites. That's the reason they are believed to be "cursed". It's not the immortality per se that makes them so. For example, no one saw the legendary Chinese "immortals" as "cursed". They did not feed on other people's lives to attain that status. The Chinese alchemists were obsessed with the subject of concocting an "elixir" that would allow them to become one of these "immortals", or at least come close to it by extending their lives as long as possible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Luxus View Post
    Another fun thing to think about is how would you avoid attention, do you not think your close family, friends and neighbours would get suspicious. How long would it be before you attract the attention of the media or government. How do you deal with going to the airport and having your passport checked and explaining that yes you really are 200 years old

    How long before someone wants to kill you for your pill of immortality
    Besides the already recommended Highlander film, also watch the second story of the horror anthology movie, From a Whisper to a Scream. Both movies show two interesting and distinct approaches at how to deal with the subject of immortality or unusual longevity that is not shared with the bulk of mankind:

    1- Keep on faking your death and on getting new identities every so many decades as you deem cautious to do so before someone starts suspecting something (this is the "Highlander" approach)

    2- Isolate yourself from the bulk of society and live on your own in a remote place, pretty much like a hermit, with as little contact as possible with those who do not know your secret (this is the "From a Whisper to a Scream" approach)

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    Id probably run the number 1 senario for a while until id buried all my loved ones. Then i would live remotely, while visiting town every now and again to heal all the kids with cancer and disappear again without a trace or any goodbyes. Id go from town to town. You wouldnt want to get rushed by sick people by coming back to a town you performed miracles in. Remember Jesus and the diciples ditching the masses and going across the sea? Jesus had a plan too
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    Unfortunatly, the Stone itself i believe has a 120 year limit. Full immortality requires unlocking shit at higher spiritual levels and opening the floodgates of vitality into the body. I dont think that the Stone; as powerful as it may-be; is going to get you laid by 17yr olds when your 569. Sorry.
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