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Connectedness

Connectedness - to friends, family, nature and beyond - is a critical part of living. What might connectedness mean in our final moments?

What existing connections might we want to deepen and enrich? What unexpected connections might be newly relevant? Alternatively, what connections might we want to let go of in our final moments? Let’s create offers of connectedness and detachment leading up to and during our last moments and create them with different audiences in mind.

Posts from Inspiration that informed this Opportunity Area:

Companion AnimalsThe Council of Friends | What happens after 40?


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A platform where you publish your bucketlist experiences and find others who share similar dreams based on activity and location.

A platform where you publish your bucketlist experiences and find others who share similar dreams based on activity and location.

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Repurpose your own body into a high-quality compost, helping things grow as you move on

Repurpose your own body into a high-quality compost, helping things grow as you move on

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Build a community/database of souls in need, let the dying choose one willing recipient to share their passionate belief/skill/talent with.

Build a community/database of souls in need, let the dying choose one willing recipient to share their passionate belief/skill/talent with.

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Dying is social — the hardest social event — and this idea enables the dying and those around them to confront death openly and publicly.

Dying is social — the hardest social event — and this idea enables the dying and those around them to confront death openly and publicly.

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Create a tradition of writing letters expressing gratitude, reminding people of the love they are, so they may feel peaceful in last days.

Create a tradition of writing letters expressing gratitude, reminding people of the love they are, so they may feel peaceful in last days.

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