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Once in a Lifetime… December 13, 2006

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in death, life.
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…the best is yet to come

Punishment? A Capital Idea! May 11, 2006

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in death, Morality, Politics, Religion.
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Elsewhere, I’ve described some of my core beliefs, and been asked to explain an apparent contradiction:

Question: How do you reconcile supporting the death penalty with “Thou shalt not kill”?

Instead of leaving my rambling answer into the comment, I’ve created a new entry. (more…)

I’ve Been Roached May 11, 2006

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in Books, death, Fun, Humor.
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More specifically, I’ve been “Mary Roach’d.” As noted elsewhere, I’ve been reading “Stiff: Curious Lives of Human Cadavers.” The author, Mary Roach, has a style of writing that is out and out hysterical. (more…)

What Do the Dying Hear? May 7, 2006

Posted by TimTheFoolMan in death, Family, Love.

Yesterday, I was reading “Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers,” and noted a factoid that had escaped me before. Apparently, the human brain typically may continue to function (at some level) for 6-10 minutes after the heart stops beating.

For some reason, this factoid stuck in my brain, and at first, I couldn’t figure out why. After some reflection, I realized it must have something to do with the circumstances surrounding my mother’s death. (more…)