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The Economics of Modern Death: How Money Shapes the End of Life

Death and dying are becoming more and more expensive, but few of us are counting the cost.

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What This Summer Taught Us About Humanity

Three unrelated tragedies brought to collective memory three persisting truths of the human experience.

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Why Even Atheists Can Believe in Heaven

The universal experience of death gives rise to the universal belief in heaven — even for non-religious people like me.

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Robin Williams Lived

In light of the 63-year-old comedian’s death, here are five things you can do to help prevent suicide.

My Brush With Death
Thomas Young and the Myth of Autonomy

Young’s culture taught him that being dependent is to be avoided at all costs. But Christians know that this American myth is a false and dangerous.

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Seventh Day: I Imagine That Today I Am to Die

What would you name the chapters of your life?

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Notes from the Underworld

What do we, the living, owe the dead?