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The author of Overcoming the Fear of Death, who is both a lawyer and a psychologist, presents a thoughtful appraisal of a variety of fears about death and dying, as well as a description of his unification theory. He begins with the view that most men's lives are poisoned by a fear of death and that much of our culture represents a response, however inadequate, to this fear. He feels that the three important questions are: "Who was I before my birth?" "Who am I?" "What happens to us after we die?" Man tries to find antidotes to death that
Overcoming the Fear of Death.. Ann Intern Med. ;74:456–457. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-74-3-456
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;74(3):456-457.
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