This may sound cruel, but it actually is quite a powerful learning tool for those of us who still have a chance to reach their death-beds with far more satisfaction than any of the people she spoke to.
Ware writes of the phenomenal clarity of vision that people gain at the end of their lives, and how we might learn from their wisdom. "When questioned about any regrets they had or anything they would do differently," she says, "common themes surfaced again and again."
Some of those themes reflect our need to live our life according to our own terms and not according to those imposed by our social construction.
|The Day Internet Explorer Died|
|Deaths of gamers leave their online lives in limbo|
|Basil Baxter dances with the children|
|Over 1,400 People Have Been Killed by Guns Since Newtown|
|Mommy, When a Facebook User Dies, Do They Update Their Status from Heaven?|
|Google's Self-Driving Cars Giving Rides to the Public|
|"This created a bubble, and like housing, that bubble has now burst."|
|"Academics who study basic income said the pilot gives a chance to see how the idea plays in a changed economy."|
|"You look in the mirror and see your body and your face and you think that’s you—but that’s really just the machine you’re riding in."|
|“Trump is what happens when you fail to understand our global problems in their interconnected, systemic context.”|
|Where AI is Currently At|
|"A spacecraft may be possible that could maintain a steady acceleration into and through interstellar space without the need to carry along propellants."|
|"John Deere is the largest operator of autonomous vehicles."|
|The End of Doodling|
|Religious Loophole to Turn Lights On and Off During Shabbat|
|"Super-detailed scans of actual human brains that run as models on computers"|