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Stephen Jenkinson - Die Wise: How to Understand the Meaning of Death

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00:00 | Trailer
02:56 | Brian’s thoughts on the episode
04:46 | Brian’s introduction
05:24 | Stephen has only a superficial view of London and is uneasy about the effect of large conurbations
08:45 | How to start talking about a subject no-one seems to want to talk about, but we all experience
20:32 | The utter refusal to submit to death has a long history amongst humans
24:50 | Stephen has seen more death than those in active combat see, but he is not traumatised
25:44 | Stephen relates a familiar response to terminal cancer, explaining why he thinks it misguided
33:23 | The benefit of that person taking ownership of the last act
35:42 | The consequences for society of refusing to die well
37:22 | Stephen’s thoughts on euthanasia and the effect on society if it becomes the norm
41:52 | Stephen explains what he means by “what has to die is your refusal to die”
46:06 | Nobody meant to die badly
47:08 | How we witness death, or don’t, affects the way we live life and currently society is death phobic
54:17 | Will Stephen fight death when it comes to it
55:50 | People’s worst fear vision of death
1:02:33 | His view on desire to live to 200 or futuristic ideas to upload consciousness and preserve ourselves
1:03:37 | The deep radical hospitality of including in your life its end
1:08:22 | What grief is
1:16:14 | A conversation to have with your children as you approach death
1:22:20 | Story of young child approaching death illustrates parent’s misconception of what they grieve for
1:28:56 | Stephen defines what he thinks should be the cultural role of Elderhood
1:41:22 | Could LSD help the dying to remove the ego to see the bigger picture and connect with the Deity
1:43:20 | Pain medication in the last days of life
1:45:38 | Are environmental issues and global warming related to our relationship with death
1:50:03 | Does Stephen see elders in the world and is it too late for older people to understand his message
1:55:13 | Stephen’s background which perhaps influenced some of his decision making
1:57:38 | The best and worst days of his life
2:03:55 | What scares Stephen
2:05:55 | What keeps him awake at night
2:06:29 | Success secrets
2:08:37 | What keeps awake at night
2:12:32 | Advice to the 20 years old listening
2:16:42 | Brian’s summing up.

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