Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Life Before Death noch mal leben: portraits of the dying

by Beate Lakotta @ Lens Culture

Few experiences are likely to affect us as profoundly as an encounter with death. Yet most deaths occur almost covertly, at one remove from our everyday lives.

Death and dying are arguably our last taboos – the topics our society finds most difficult. We certainly fear them more than our ancestors did. Opportunities to learn more about them are rare indeed.


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