Looking for Alaska - John Green

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What is an "instant" death anyway? How long is an instant? Is it one second? Ten? The pain of those seconds must have been awful as her heart burst and her lungs collapsed and there was no air and no blood to her brain and only raw panic. What the hell is instant? Nothing is instant. Instant rice takes five minutes, instant pudding an hour. I doubt that an instant of blinding pain feels particularly instantaneous.

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dvorakdan 8 years, 6 months ago
If you die before the nerve signal gets to your brain, that is an instant.
bypassfilter 8 years, 10 months ago
Doesn't make a sense.

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