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Every autumn people dress up as ghosts and goblins. Some people observe All Saints Day and All Souls Day. It all originated in a Celtic tradition called Samhain and the belief that spirits walk the earth. There is an adult conversation to be had about death, the afterlife, and all the issues that go with these topics. All around the world, there are meetings called Death Cafes (DeathCafe.com). Adults of all ages get together to say out loud the questions they've had about death. It's a sharing of ideas about a subject that most people just aren't willing to speak openly about. In this episode, Anne-Marie Brandt and Tyler Myers discuss Death Cafe, unique traditions around death, and what they see when people plan for their own deaths. After all, the Stoic philosophers reminded us: Meme ...   ...  Read more
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