Rethinking Death : TED Radio Hour It's hard to accept that everyone eventually dies. How can we better understand death as a part of life? In this episode, TED speakers contemplate the end of life with wisdom and humor.

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We all know we're going to die, but it's one of the few human experiences we don't like talking about. How can we change that?

We all know we're going to die, but it's one of the few human experiences we don't like talking about. How can we change that?

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Rethinking Death

It's hard to accept that everyone eventually dies. How can we better understand death as a part of life? In this episode, TED speakers contemplate the end of life with wisdom and humor.

"Dying is seen as failing, and we had a heroic narrative for fighting together, but we didn't have a heroic narrative for letting go." - Amanda Bennett TEDMED hide caption

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Do We Need A New Narrative For Death?

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Is Honesty The Best Policy When Someone Is Dying?

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