Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Philosophy Wire: Falling leaves. [Feeling better when… dying]


Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2018-04-25]: Emotions expressed by the dying are unexpectedly positive. "In our imagination, dying is lonely and meaningless, but the final blog posts of terminally ill patients and the last words of death row inmates are filled with love, social connection, and meaning”, according to psychological scientist Kurt Gray of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. [1] See that leaf falling. Oh, dear leaf! How hard is your fate! Stop crying. Watch the leaf. It does not cry.

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