The Worm at the Core — A Book Worth Reading

I’ve been reading The Worm at the Core: On the Role of Death in Life (New York, Random House. 2015) by Sheldon Solomon, Jeff Greenberg, and Tom Pyszcynski. It’s a book I strongly recommend for book clubs, church discussion groups, and anyone trying to get a handle on the whole death thing. The authors are psychologists who, […]

End of Life Hits the News: Cryonics and Aid in Dying

End of life issues have certainly been in the news lately, no doubt reflecting the concerns of our ever-growing senior population. The most unusual news item, however, a three-page spread in the New York Times, didn’t involve a senior at all, but rather a young woman who had died of brain cancer. While she was […]