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Finding Meaning: Would You Want to Know?

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One of my colleagues at MU taught a class on medical ethics.  He asked his students if they would like to know when they are going to die. Would you? If I could tell you right now exactly when you would die, would you want to know?  Would it affect how you lived your life?  It turns out that most people don’t want to know when their time will be up.  Rather than being able to plan for it, to …

The Story

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We met at the golf course at 5:30 in the afternoon.  John and Shawn work there, and Nick too but he was just along to watch.  That left enough time to wait for those who were always late, figure out who was driving, and get to Wentzville in time to dress for the game.  Kevin drove with Todd. This was the third straight game we had played against this team.  Lost one, won one, and now it was the playoffs.  …