One Man's Quest To Change The Way We Die Analysis

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The reason why the majority of individuals avert their focus from death is understandable because death’s eventual occurrence reminds us of the finiteness of existence. While this fear and consequential disguising are understandable, it stunts the emotional progress of our society by not allowing for the acceptance of death, which is necessary for mature growth. Because of the emotionally painful nature of death, we hide behind calming phrases such as “passed away” or “went to a better place,” furthermore, many rationalize with death by accepting an afterlife which they may have previously denied. As Miller expressed in the New York Times article, One Man’s Quest to Change the Way We Die, “Parts of me died early on... And that’s something,
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