Season 1

Episode 6: Acceptance



This week we continue into the five stages offered by Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, namely Acceptance. Our template consists of two basic questions: 1) what leads to a good death? and 2) what leads to a good life? Listen in as we discuss this stage of death and dying.


Dr. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, On Death and Dying: What the Dying Have to Teach Doctors, Nurses, Clergy and Their Own Families (New York: Scribner, 1969).

Rilke, Rainer Maria, Sonnets to Orpheus (Insel-Verlag, 1923).

Star Wars is a beloved garden for plucking ripe illustrations in this podcast. It’s also an American-produced epic space opera franchise, created by George Lucas and centered around a film series that began with the 1977 movie.

Roger Federer is a Swiss professional tennis player whom Jessica knows nothing about, except that he plays tennis. So, kudos to David for name-dropping a highly ranked men’s singles tennis player.

Lewis, C.S., The Last Battle (United Kingdom: The Bodley Head, 1956).


I’ll Follow You Into The Dark, Death Cab for Cutie: Plans, 2005.

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