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Death and dying

Death is the irreversible end of all vital functions, and dying is the final stage of life. Throughout the world, every culture, religion, and society has its own rituals, beliefs, and practices around death and dying. By exploring death and dying in greater detail, we grow more comfortable with our own mortality.

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What Does Jainism Teach About Death & The Afterlife?

By Sherrie Johnson, BA in Liberal Studies

6 Sample Death Announcement Emails + Subject Lines

By Belinda McLeod, BA in Secondary Education

What Should You Do With Dentures After a Death? 11 Options

By Sherrie Johnson, BA in Liberal Studies

What to Do With a US Passport When Someone Dies: A Guide

By Sherrie Johnson, BA in Liberal Studies

What Do Christian Scientists Think About Death or Funerals?

By Sherrie Johnson, BA in Liberal Studies

What’s the Meaning of ‘Smelling Death?’

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

How to Deal With Existential Dread: 9 Tips

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

24 Funny Jokes for Morticians or Funeral Directors

By Amy Wolkenhauer, BA in English/Creative Writing

What Does It Really Mean to 'Die of Old Age?'

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

What to Do When an Employee Dies: 11 Items

By Dr. Alejandra Vasquez, JD, CT

How to Claim a Body From a Morgue: Step-by-Step

By Sam Tetrault, BA in English

What’s the Afterlife or Death Like in Asatru?

By Sam Tetrault, BA in English

What Really Happens If Someone Dies on a Plane?

By Sam Tetrault, BA in English

List of Caitlin Doughty Books (With Descriptions)

By Sherrie Johnson, BA in Liberal Studies

20 Tweets or Twitter Threads About Death

By Sam Tetrault, BA in English