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Faith & Spirituality

Neuroscientist Imagines 40 Different Versions of the Afterlife

March 16, 2009
By Angela Carone, Maureen Cavanaugh and

David Eagleman is a neuroscientist who has imagined multiple versions of the afterlife, and none of them resemble a devil in a big chair surrounded by flames, or pearly gates that greet you when you arrive. His novel Sum: Forty Tales From the Afterlives is full of imaginative vignettes that say as much about life as they do the afterlife.

Facing Death & Dying

Sept. 3, 2008
By Natalie Walsh, Tom Fudge

We all will die is unavoidable. But how do we deal with and prepare for death? How has the Western approach to death evolved over the years? And is there a 'right' way to prepare for the end of our lives? We'll talk about death and dying and the role that hospice and palliative care play in the process.

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