The Guardian (UK)
Tue, 21 Feb 2012
A culture that keeps death out of sight and mind is one that is increasingly lost for words when comforting others in their grief.
“Life is a disease with 100% mortality,” says the suicide shrink Dr Pomerantz in a new Israeli film of the same name that premiered over the weekend in Tel Aviv. It’s a similar message given out by the Catholic church today on Ash Wednesday as believers are marked on the forehead with the ashes of their own mortality and reminded by the priest: “Know that you are dust and to dust you shall return.”
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