The results of a study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association this week, have received a good deal of attention online. The research found that elderly people who reported feeling younger than their actual chronological age had a greater rate of survival in the period before a 99-month follow-up than their peers […]
By all appearances, gone. I have to believe something will come up from the roots.
Memento mori. Do what you can in the time that remains.
Motivational speaker Ken Crow is the latest right-wing Christian to declare that God will use natural disaster as an instrument of judgment against communities that allow same-sex marriage. Crow posted to Twitter yesterday: “Will gay marriage destroy America?”
Crow links to his own article in that Tweet. Crow’s article supplies the answer to the […]
“You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”
A number of prominent fundamentalist religious preachers in America…
Stephen Bennett Harold Camping Graham Dow John Hagee Yehuda Levin John Piper Pat Robertson
… have repeatedly insisted that God uses weather disasters to punish communities for allowing gay people to hold hands, kiss, speak to each other or live with each other — the […]
Reducing air pollution doesn’t involve the creation of a new cabinet department, starting new wars, or violating the Bill of Rights, but as you can see, it’s a much more deadly problem than terrorism. […]
What are the limits of the phrase “passed away”? Can we say that a person “passed away” in an accident involving an industrial rock crushing machine? […]
It’s commonly described as the walking dead disease, but Cotard’s syndrome is broader than that.
New Scientist has interviewed a man who once believed that he was dead (he got better). The man had attempted to kill himself by electrocuting himself in a bathtub, but had succeeded only in badly damaging his brain. His belief […]
Statistics on death at work. […]
Why do we fear skulls, yet keep images of them all around us? […]