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Learning To Die

Life Lessons From “Being Mortal”

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash

TW: This post contains multiple thoughts on death. Discretion advised.

We’ve forgotten how to die.

In 1945, most deaths happened at home. In 1980, only 17% did. Around 100,000 years ago, we died before we hit 30. In the last 200 years, this has steadily crept up. In the last few decades, we live beyond 80. In this context, dying…

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Akarsh Nalawade

Akarsh Nalawade

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Talkative. Easy-goer. Globetrotter. Quixotic. Polemic. Mind-changer. Tea Drinker. Nerd.