The Big Question
We deny it, avoid it and detest it, yet all will eventually succumb. We have an interconnected web of knowledge unlike ever before, huge advances in medical science and improved standards of living for many, yet… death remains an unconquerable and inevitable aspect of all living creatures.
As per the aims of this site we need to collectively explore ways of seeing death from a viewpoint which has some element of spaciousness, acceptance and ease to help overcome the fear and anxiety around this subject. For example, what are the views of an atheist, one who has the comfort of a belief system, an agnostic, a mystic….?
The following video by Alan Watts (Philosopher & Buddhist Teacher). hopefully will help open our minds, even slightly, ‘beyond the veil’ of our limited thinking.