The Report of the Lancet Commission on the "Value of death, subtitled 'Rebalancing and Revaluing Death and Dying: Bringing Death Back Into Life' is a timely, cogent and illuminating foray into an aspect of life that few seem to consider".
What is the common denominator for each of us? We will all die, yet few people likes to consider it.
The Lancet Commission is a series of publications from broad and diverse academic writers, activists, partners, in addition to others that investigate the worlds most urgent scientific, medical, and global health concerns.
The results of this report is to provide recommendations that could change or improve health policies or practices.
Considering the recent Duke survey (see February 2022 archives for this article), the world does need a major shift in how we learn, understand, accept and honor death and dying.
Read more about the term "death systems" and "how they effect the interpersonal, socio-physical and symbolic networks through which an individuals' relationship to mortality is mediated by society".