1. Either death is something for us, or else it is nothing for us.
2. If death is something for us, then we can either go along with it, or we can resist it.
2.1. If we resist it, then we will be filled with strife and ultimately we will lose.
2.2. If we go along with it, then we and it must be one.
3. If death is nothing for us, then we and it have nothing in common.
3.1. Having nothing in common, we can be nothing for it, and it can do nothing to us.