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Death, Redesigned A legendary design firm, a corporate executive, and a Buddhist-hospice director take on the end of life.

Death, Redesigned




A legendary design firm, a corporate executive, and a Buddhist-hospice director take on the end of life. By Jon Mooallem Artwork by Amy Friend
https://stories.californiasunday.com/2015-04-05/death-redesigned
This is the article that Charlie referenced in today's "Here's A Thought with Charles Shaughnessy."  It is from the California Sunday magazine.  Interesting thoughts here


There’s an ugliness — an inelegance — to death that Paul Bennett gradually came to find unacceptable. It seems to offend him the way a clumsy, counterintuitive kitchen tool might, or a frumpy font. At first, that disgruntlement was just “a whisper in my mind,” Bennett explains. “But it’s gone from being a whisper to a roar.” The solution, when it finally occurred to him, felt obvious. “Oh,” he told himself. “You need to redesign death.”
Bennett is 51 — 30.7 years to go, if the demographic data is reliable — a blindingly energetic British man with unruly brown hair. He works as …

Here's A Thought Join us for two full hours with Charles Shaughnessy & Corey Jenkins!

Thursday April 9th, 2015


It's the final "Here's A Thought" in this format, for awhile now! Charlie will be on the East Coast doing plays until September, 2015, so please join Corey & Charlie for two very interesting hours of conversation!


Thursday, April 9th, at 3 pm PDT - 5 pm PDT on your computers, LIVE at tradiov.com

It will be TWO FULL HOURS with Charles Shaughnessy and Corey Jenkins!
Corey will be Charlie's special guest on #HeresAThought 

Then Charlie will be Corey's special guest on Life With Awareness.  They will be discussing all kinds of topics like sex & intimacy to health, money, love, inspiration, relationships, family & happiness. 

Please post your comments and questions in the comments section below on the blog for Corey with #Corey & for Charlie with #Charlie. All of your questions posted elsewhere have been noted, so you don't need to ask them again.

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