Should humans be given the ability to toggle when they feel pain?

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    Default Should humans be given the ability to toggle when they feel pain?

    Should humans be given the ability to toggle on/off their pain receptors? Like basically we can decide when we can feel pain.

    We can still feel texture and stuff, but given a certain intensity threshold, we can eliminate the feeling of pain.

    Good idea or not?

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    Bad idea.
    Look at those who are immune to pain, it seems great, but because of so they tend to have very short lifespans.
    For every one time pain annoys you, there are about a hundred times it saves you from disfiguring yourself.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TreyTrey12 View Post
    Bad idea.
    Look at those who are immune to pain, it seems great, but because of so they tend to have very short lifespans.
    For every one time pain annoys you, there are about a hundred times it saves you from disfiguring yourself.
    The people who are immune to pain can't toggle on or off when they can feel it. My hypothetical scenario indicates that what if humans have the ability to decide when to feel pain.

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    would be great with diseases and painful accidents i guess.
    to be able to toggle it off after something already has happened and you know why its happening
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    we can, it's called morphine
    the future is bleak, uncertain, beautiful
    tomorrow they might come and arrest us all
    only if you listen closely can you hear the machines
    beneath the side walk whispering
    the machines beneath the side walk are
    always whispering
    strive to listen close
    please, try to be free
    don't be afraid
    the end of the world will never come

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    i need the pain 2 feel that im rly alive

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    No. Pain is an indicator that something's wrong.

    Turning it off at will could shorten your life to the next couple of hours. Yes, this includes stomach pains, headaches and other common pains.

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    There are people who genuinely enjoy pain. I'm not one of them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Avarance View Post
    i need the pain 2 feel that im rly alive
    so dep

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    i guess im a masochist i love pain. maybe i am a sick person after all.


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