The cult of emotional toughness and the constant drumbeat of bootstrap thinking among whites has unleashed an epidemic of social isolation.
Summer may be ending but Bill Yarrow still takes us to a fish-fry. Yet how often does a fish-fry make you contemplate your mortality?
When you realize your Rock God is mortal.
What every father can gift to their sons when they die.
Her eyes roll back into her head and she falls unconscious to the floor. Steven Lake describes what happened to his wife.
In a world built to keep us safe, there is power in remembering how fragile we really are.
Dave Kelly is not looking forward to the day he has to explain his brain tumor to his young son.
What would you do if you met the grim reaper face-to-face? If you’re Jackie Summers, you decide to pay very very close attention.
Ken Richter had a near-dead experience years ago and now, as he faces cancer, he reflects on what he’s learned by facing his own mortality.
In Kenya, where only 3% of the population owns cars, what makes drivers slow down? How might we see roads differently?
Go ahead and contemplate your own mortality. How does it feel? Would you be surprised to learn that it can potentially improve your mental health to think about your death more often?
The questions we dread are the same ones everyone else dreads. They’re better asked and contemplated in community.
Seminary graduate N.C. Harrison reflects on Harold Ramis’ mortality, and his own.