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Being human in the face of death

by Deborah Roth

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Published by IBS Press in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Terminal care -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Death -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Helping behavior -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Deborah Roth, Emily Levier.
    ContributionsLevier, Emily.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR726.8 .R68 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 171 p. ;
    Number of Pages171
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2206242M
    ISBN 100961660589
    LC Control Number89028330
    OCLC/WorldCa20563710

    The latter two faces of death left me much to ponder. While I was comfortable and familiar with physical death, Kramer’s framing of psychological and spiritual death was jolting and new to me. The book focused on spiritual death and explained religious aspects of death such as attitudes and rituals. (Super recommend the book for anyone. One can take up the possibilities of "The They" self and merely follow along or make some more authentic understanding (see Hubert Dreyfus's book Being-in-the-World.) Being-toward-death (German: Sein-zum-Tode) Being-toward-death is not an orientation that brings Dasein closer to its end, in terms of clinical death, but is rather a way of being.

    Like human beings themselves, conversation finds a way. And by finding a way, it helps assure us that, despite the losses so many of us are seeing now, the best of the human enterprise will carry on. the book's origins Around the turn of the century, after decades of improvement, all-cause mortality rates among white non-Hispanic men and women in middle age stopped falling in the U.S., and began to rise. These were the findings of a study published in by Anne Case and Angus Deaton in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

    In this “spiritual book club” edition of the show, Krista and musician/artist Devendra Banhart read favorite passages and discuss When Things Fall Apart, a small book of great beauty by the Tibetan Buddhist teacher Pema ’s a work — like all works of spiritual genius — that speaks from the nooks and crannies and depths of a particular tradition, while conveying truths. We all have to face it at some point; an event of such enormity that it can make everything else in our lives seem insignificant: death, the end of our existence, our departure from this world.


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