A life of meaning is what we truly need, and perhaps what we most deeply desire.
When an 87-year-old man was having his brain scanned, he died — unexpectedly — of a heart attack. So, the scan recorded his unanticipated final brain activity.
In 2011, Sean Carroll wrote an essay on why — from a science perspective — our minds must be extinguished at death
In the U.S., too, many assisted suicides are facilitated by doctors who have not treated the patient.
If someone suggests that a coherent, interdependent system of systems arose by chance, they’ll need to back that up with a detailed engineering analysis.