graphics by Edward Gorey
“There are three deaths. The first is when the body ceases to function. The second is when the body is consigned to the grave. The third is that moment, sometime in the future, when your name is spoken for the last time.”
–David Eagleman, Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives
I am determined to keep people alive who might otherwise die the third death. The thought of it thrills me.