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Roger Ebert on Death

This is a wonderful blog entry by Roger Ebert: Go gentle into that good night

Started by Buford TwainLatest Reply

How the death of my best friend has affected my life (so far)

My best friend Shane died a couple of months ago at the age of 43. I had known him since primary school (age of about 7) and we had been in…

Started by Buford TwainLatest Reply

I hope Aubrey De Grey is right, but somehow...

My body is slowly decaying. It is losing its ability to fight disease. I don't have any particularly nasty type of illness (that I know of)…

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Death with Dignity (Physician assisted death)

Oregon and Washington both have laws in place allowing suicide by lethal prescription, so-called physician-assisted suicide.  These laws ar…

Started by Sentient Biped

4 May 5
Reply by k.h. ky

Dead Celebrities

There's a web site for just about anything... http://deadcelebsbook.com/blog/2010/03/28/dead-celeb-of-the-week-bobby-driscoll-1937-1968/

Started by Buford Twain

0 Mar 24, 2013

Einstein's death

from wikipedia's article on Einstein: On 17 April 1955, Albert Einstein experienced internal bleeding caused by the rupture of an abdomina…

Started by Buford Twain

0 Feb 14, 2013

How doctors die

http://www.zocalopublicsquare.org/2011/11/30/how-doctors-die/ideas/nexus/ From the article: "It’s not a frequent topic of discussion, but…

Started by Buford Twain

0 Jan 23, 2013

Locked-in syndrome sufferer Tony Nicklinson dies after losing appeal for assisted suicide

Interesting how we don't yet have the right to call it quits...(in most countries). http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/lockedi

Started by Buford Twain

1 Aug 22, 2012
Reply by Grinning Cat

Natural Burial Info - an alternative to casket burial or cremation

Here is a description of natural burial from http://www.naturalburial.coop: "A modern natural burial is an environmentally sustainable a…

Started by Buford Twain

3 Dec 13, 2011
Reply by Valerie Cantone

51 hours left to live

An "ask me anything" discussion thread started by a person dying soon of terminal cancer. If you have a question now's the time to ask it.…

Started by Buford Twain

1 Mar 6, 2011
Reply by Scary Guy

Burial at sea - from Maine to Miami

Given how much we remove from the sea, it's nice to see some people returning there. Atlantic Sea Burial.    " natural Grade A untreated 10…

Started by Sentient Biped

2 Sep 5, 2010
Reply by Sentient Biped

Walmart caskets?

Walmart is selling caskets now (at their online store): http://www.walmart.com/search/search-ng.do?ic=48_0&search_query=casket&sear

Started by Buford Twain

3 Sep 5, 2010
Reply by Buford Twain

When we die, do we have a responsibility for those who remain?

Having recently lost my dad, the topic of death is closer than usual.  To be honest, as a health care professional who cares for many sick…

Started by Sentient Biped

3 Sep 2, 2010
Reply by Grace Fitzpatrick

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