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Human Mortality

The Death and Dying Series Part One: How Do You Relate to Death?

Judith Johnson | Posted 03.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

Talking about and dealing with death is our last great social taboo. We all know that we will die someday as will our beloved ones and cherished pets and everybody else. Yet, most of us relate to death as wrong -- as something that shouldn't happen.

Epiphany By Anatomy: How Seeing a Dead Body Helped Me Understand Life

Michael O'Loughlin | Posted 09.21.2011 | Religion
Michael O'Loughlin

Never before had I been so close to a dead body unadorned with embalming fluids and inches of makeup, much less buckets of lifeless organs. Those 20 minutes were nothing short of epiphanic.