being towards death

radically accepting finitude

Suspended between life and death (BBC News)

motto : don’t have a stroke in israel…__________________________________________ By Claudia Hammond BBC Health Check When Ariel Sharon died in January this year, eight years after a stroke, he’d survived for … Continue reading

September 14, 2014

The Birth of Tragedy

In The Birth of Tragedy Nietzsche tells the story of the Wise Silenus:  “THERE is an old story that King Midas had hunted for the Wise Silenus, the companion of … Continue reading

September 13, 2014

Words of a Slain Journalist

Nearly 1,000 mourners gathered at Temple Beth Am in Pinecrest, Florida, on Friday for a memorial service for Steven Sotloff, 31, the second American freelance journalist to be decapitated by … Continue reading

September 7, 2014

The Farewell Party

Israeli movie, “The Farewell Party” centers on a group of Jerusalem retirement-home residents who create a euthanasia machine to put a dying friend out of his misery — they then face … Continue reading

September 7, 2014

Gregory Orr

Charles Vacca, a gun range shooting instructor, died when a 9-year-old girl could not control the recoil of an Uzi he was teaching her to fire, shooting him fatally in … Continue reading

September 6, 2014

Suicide kills one person worldwide every 40 seconds, WHO report finds

One person in the world dies by suicide every 40 seconds, according to the first ever comprehensive report on the issue from the World Health Organisation, which talks of a … Continue reading

September 4, 2014

#death@kottke.org

all the posts tagged #death since 2005 on kottke.org

August 27, 2014