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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 ener

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. If you are planning to attend, let us know on the FB