it’s a big subject..eh..?
..and this link will take you to seven essays..and a series of interviews..
..exploring the various aspects/facets of the ‘big day out of the body’..that we all face..
“..If one thing seems certain in life, it is that eventually we will die.
We strive desperately to put off the evil day – for as long as possible.
But our efforts to cheat death have consequences.
As technology extends our lifespans, the distinction between life and death is becoming increasingly fuzzy.
Different parts of the body and mind can die at different times, and as we acquire the ability to revive and rebuild brains, the definition of death itself is starting to slip from our grasp.
In the following seven articles we confront the growing uncertainty over what it means to die –
– and whether we can any longer be sure what it means to be alive..”
go to source/story>>Special report: Cheating death – being-human – 13 October 2007 – New Scientist