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Dying to be me

We are more than the body dying. Anita Mooriani's experience shows that how those around the person close to death might have an effect.

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Anita Mooriani's experience of dying with cancer, and being conscious of herself as not only her body, but also beyond her body shows that how we interact with the person dying will have profound impact on the dying experience. 

We can open up the opportunities where the will to live can kick in (like Anita's), or provide a respectful time for the passing into death.  Anita chose the will to live herself without the intervention of the medical staff.

Western science when based solely on  materialism, though good in treating the body, might miss out on the bigger opportunities for acknowledging the bigger life-and-death consciousness as described by Anita.

For example, Phyllis' example of the family singing  to a dying relative provides a passage of love for the person dying and leaving the body to expand into deeper consciousness.   I'd read a research article too that hearing is the last of the bodily senses to stop.

What is a provocation or insight that might inspire others during this challenge?

We need to provide a humane, human-centric, peaceful transition for the person dying, not just of the body passing, but the passing of consciousness.

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