David Eagleman – We Die Three Times

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“Now there are 3 deaths, the first is when the body ceases to function of course, and the second is when the body put in the grave. The third is that moment some time in the future when your name is spoken for the last time.”

“What happens when somebody dies is they exist only in the scattered heads around the globe of the people who knew them”

Neuroscientist David Eagleman on Radiolab talking about his short story “Metamorphosis” from his book “Sum