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Meghan Daum

Basically Dead

A Gen Xer contemplates mortality, burial, and decay

Photo by Leonardo Yip on Unsplash

I think a lot about being dead. Not necessarily dying (I try not to think about that) or death — but deadness, specifically my own eventual state thereof. I think about lying underground and decaying into the earth, my flesh feasted upon by parasites and spores, my bones eroding into the soil, my organs…

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Meghan Daum

Meghan Daum

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Weekly blogger for Medium. Host of @TheUnspeakPod. Author of six books, including The Problem With Everything. www.theunspeakablepodcast.com www.meghandaum.com