Posts Tagged ‘Death’

I’ve been making a list of the things they don’t teach you at school:

  • They don’t teach you how to love somebody.
  • They don’t teach you how to be famous.
  • They don’t teach you how to be rich or how to be poor.
  • They don’t teach you how to walk away from someone you don’t love any longer.
  • They don’t teach you how to know what’s going on in someone else’s mind.
  • They don’t teach you what to say to someone who’s dying.
  • They don’t teach you anything worth knowing. (Neil Gaiman)

It is appropriate to look at the issues on Life, death, Life after death from an alternate angle based on the hard earned objective insights gained through scientific thinking that has and continues to revolutionize our thoughts. It must be understood in clear terms that scientific insights are consensus based as they are rooted in objective evidence and rational thinking and hence crosses cultural, religious and racial boundaries. Let me now proceed with these profound questions, What is Life? What is the purpose of life? Is there life after death? Why do we die? These are old questions although the meaning of the questions (and of course the answers) have changed over the years in view of a wealth of insights gained thanks to the revolutionary way scientific thinking has changed human perceptions and knowledge and the remarkable discoveries and insights that it has led to and is still leading to. (more…)

Idiots in the office are just as hazardous to your health as cigarettes, caffeine or greasy food, an eye-opening new study reveals. In fact, those dopes can kill you!

Stress is one of the top causes of heart attacks — and working with stupid people on a daily basis is one of the deadliest forms of stress, according to researchers at Sweden’s Lindbergh University Medical Center.  (Btw check the wiki page of stupidity) (more…)