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Episode 41: Understanding Death

Episode 41: Understanding Death

“No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.”

— Steve Jobs

“To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life; foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent.”

— Buddha

“Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.”

— William Shakespeare
A follow-up to last week's episode on life, we examine various approaches to the terminus of death, what it represents and how it affects each of us differently. This certainly is not an easy or comfortable topic for most, so we understand reluctance and respect any decision to avoid this episode. That said