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What the Heck is Livingly Dying, Anyway?


I strive to embrace livingly dying, a phrase I credit to the late Christopher Hitchens even as I co-opt his language. I see it as staring at imminent mortality and yet residing in the world of the living – finding the balance. How do you experience the concept?

Below I share a youtube that a filmmaker, Gerard Ungerman, made this past winter of me grappling with the topic as part of his Respectful Revolution series.

As you have a few minutes, please chime in with your perspective in the comment section at the close of this post.

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Another fine but unrelated one is here – I goofed in the original post  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OK8Nut6y1U

Warmly, marcy