Dying actually begins at conception. From the moment of conception the directions for a person’s demise are passed on to every cell.
No one knows how apoptosis came to be, although there are theories. Even the simplest of animals are programmed for it.
What an interesting choice of art. What’s up with that? Goya painted other works on the same theme.
Our skin and our insides are laced with an invisible, highly sophisticated, selective, neurological netting.
Only a freely acting, designing agent resolves the mystery. Only such an agent creates, truly, ex nihilo.