“In the early morning on the lake sitting in the stern of the boat with his father rowing, he felt quite sure that he would never die”
Hemingway, Ernest. In Our Time. New York: Scribner Paperback Fiction, 1958. Print.
How interesting that through the entire section it is about birth and the terror that comes from it. And through it all, he felt that this miracle made him invincible. He would never leave this world, he would always remain free and alive.