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Our culture tends to ignore death. At the very least, we make wild attempts to distract ourselves from it for as long as possible. Are we just living "lives of quiet, desperate atheism," as Hauerwas suggests?
It's not that I have a death wish. Quite the contrary. I have a life wish and I really wish more people would embrace that concept instead of dwelling on what might eventually kill them.