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Life Death Whatever

I follow @lifedeathwhat on instagram and below is what you’ll find on the website. Discussions around death.

#LifeDeathWhatever is an initiative to redesign the dialogue around death and dying, to open it up and to find new approaches to this important subject.

From the site Life Death Whatever

We believe:

  • Death is a normal part of life.  Acknowledging and accepting that one day we will die is key to living a full life.  It’s as simple and as complicated as that!
  • Death and dying isn’t a gloomy or taboo subject.  Talking about death and dying can be life-affirming and life-enhancing.
  • Death and dying belong to everyone.
  • It’s essential to create links between communities involved in end-of-life care.  Opportunities are currently being missed.
  • There is a way of approaching death and dying that can genuinely engage the public and transform society’s relationship with death.

 

What’s Wrong with Dying by Lesley Hazleton

TedX Seattle January 11, 2017

The answer might seem simple, but in the hands of Lesley Hazleton, the question takes us on a surprisingly humorous and thought-provoking journey into what it would actually mean to live forever. And whether we’d truly want to. A frequent TED.com speaker and ‘Accidental Theologist,’ Hazleton uses wit and wisdom to challenge our ideas not only about death, but about what it is to live well. Lesley Hazleton has traced the roots of conflict in several books, including compelling ‘flesh-and-blood’ biographies of Muhammad and Mary, and casts “an agnostic eye on politics, religion, and existence” on her blog, AccidentalTheologist.com. Her newest book, Agnostic: A Spirited Manifesto, celebrates the agnostic stance as “rising above the flat two-dimensional line of belief/unbelief, creating new possibilities for how we think about being in the world.” In it, she explores what we mean by the search for meaning, invokes the humbling perspective of infinity and reconsiders what we talk about when we talk about soul.

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