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Film Review: “Terry Pratchett: Choosing to Die”

The documentary takes an honest look at aid in dying

When author Terry Pratchett was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, he had to confront an uncomfortable decision: Should he see his illness through to the end (and risk losing his dignity in the process), or should he choose to end his life prematurely? … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Flight From Death-The Quest For Immortality” by Patrick Shen

Documentary explores the ways death anxiety motivates human behavior

In the documentary film “Flight From Death-The Quest For Immortality,” filmmakers Patrick Shen and Greg Bennick explore the uniquely human cognitive problem of being consciously aware of our own mortality: We are living organisms with the ability to recognize that … Continue reading

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