And who is to say that homo sapien sapiens are the top rung of the ladder?
Is the sky the limit? Or not?
Sure the sun will burn out, but in its wake new suns will be born. Maybe even our universe will ‘expire’. But if it was ‘conceived’, possibly from the interaction of ‘parents’, then it, too might ultimately generate progeny.
I know you are convinced that when you are gone, you’re gone. But how do you know this assertion to be correct? Seems to me that your position is as unsubstantiated as that of all the mystics of the ages.
On a final note, Susan Doris might ‘pass over’, as it were, but her thoughts feelings and emotions will live on, not just on an ephemeral message board like this, but in the minds and hearts of everyone who has encountered you.
Death has no dominion