Author: Matt

Gurudas and the VCC feature in The New York Times

For Roger Siegel, the last half-century has been the proverbial long, strange trip. It started in New York, where, as an idealistic college dropout in the early 1960s, he tutored Harlem school children. It included civil rights marches in Alabama and peyote hikes in the Nevada hills.

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No Spouse, No Kids, No Caregiver: How to Prepare to Age Alone

According to a 2012 study in The Gerontologist, about one-third of 45- to 63-year-olds are single, most of whom never married or are divorced. That’s a whopping 50 percent increase since 1980, the study found. What’s more, about 15 percent of 40- to 44-year-old women had no children in 2012 – up from about 10 percent in 1980, U.S. Census data shows.

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How we used to die; how we die now.

An emergency physician’s beautifully written and agonisingly empathic account of “how we used to die” starkly contrasted with how most people die now in our death-defying, death-dealing military industrial medicopharmaceuticalized culture.

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Krishna Consciousness Benefits Body and Soul

Humans have a great fear of growing old. We worry about the loss of looks, stamina, and abilities. We are concerned about our declining health and ultimately, we are concerned about the fact that every day we grow older, we are moving one step closer to death.

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