Notecard: We all die three deaths

The neuroscientist and author David Eagleman has written that we all die three deaths: “The first is when the body ceases to function. The second is when the body is consigned to the grave. The third is that moment, sometime in the future, when your name is spoken for the last time.” I would say there’s a fourth: the moment the last remaining picture of you is seen for the final time.

- from The Strange Lure of Other People’s Photos by Bill Shapiro via The New York Times Magazine

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