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Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind. - Dr. Seuss
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Psychological common ground could ease tensions among those with different religious beliefs

Psychological common ground could ease tensions among those with different religious beliefs | this curious life | Scoop.it
A new study found that thoughts of death increased atheists, Christians, Muslims and agnostics conviction in their own world views.
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How Christopher Hitchens Faced His Own 'Mortality' : NPR

How Christopher Hitchens Faced His Own 'Mortality' : NPR | this curious life | Scoop.it
Iconoclastic journalist Christopher Hitchens, who died from esophageal cancer in December 2011, chronicled his battle with the disease — his 18 months "of living dyingly" — in Mortality.

 

'This trenchant, sassy, tragically posthumous little black book earns a proud spot on the end-of-life shelf, along with Julian Barnes' Nothing to Be Frightened Of, Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking, Leo Tolstoy's The Death of Ivan Ilyich, Joan Wickersham's The Suicide Index, Saul Bellow's Ravelstein, and Philip Roth's Everyman and Exit Ghost, to name just a few.'

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