Even though we like to focus on the lighter side of things, sometimes life gets real, and we believe that it should be addressed. – Underrated Retro
Everyone is afraid of something. Most fears are specific, often horrific situations that likely stem from your staying up past your bedtime and witnessing some awful made for TV horror flick as a child. That curious teenager HAD to go investigate the ominous sounds coming from the basement and now that shit is burned into your subconscious. But realistically most fears like grizzly bear attacks, drowning, or your plane plummeting out of the sky and crashing directly into a volcano, are completely avoidable. Don’t go hiking, swimming or flying and you should be ‘A-OK’. Unfortunately there is one thing that is a sure fire, one hundred percent guarantee for each and every one of us. Whether you’re a jet setting billionaire, a homeless beggar or somewhere in between – you are going to die.
So once you wrap your mind around the fact that you can’t avoid death, the fear should subside right? Well for most people, it doesn’t. There was a recent attack of some kind in Boston, Massachusetts during the the Boston Marathon. A couple people were killed, a bunch were injured and even more were terrified. At the same time, my grandmother was admitted to the hospital for a laundry list of health problems. It was a combination of these two occurrences that really got me thinking about the cloak dawning, sickle wielding elephant in the room that is death.
Despite the amount of thinking I have done recently, I really cant extrapolate much on what death is. Because – well because I’ve never died. I’ve also never met anyone that has died and come back to …