Tuesday, May 17, 2016

We are all just a millimetre away from death, all the time. If only we knew it | Cory Taylor | Life and style | The Guardian

 " have heard it said that modern dying means dying more, dying over longer periods, enduring more uncertainty, subjecting ourselves and our families to more disappointments and despair. As we are enabled to live longer, we are also condemned to die longer. In that case, it should come as no surprise that some of us seek out the means to bring a dignified end to the ordeal, while we are still capable of deciding matters for ourselves. Where is the crime in that? A sorrowful goodbye, a chance to each beloved face for the last time before sleep descends, pain retreats, dread dissolves and death is defeated by death itself."

We are all just a millimetre away from death, all the time. If only we knew it | Cory Taylor | Life and style | The Guardian:

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