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Always has been and always will be. Most people live in denial of Death's patient courtship until, late in life and deep in sickness, they become aware of him sitting bedside. And all the noises that may be made later in that house will be like a scandalous din, ugly echoes from one room to another, from one corridor to another, sharp and discordant as if the walls are no longer able to absorb any music once the source of harmony has been taken away.
But this strange detail about the power of death can only be picked up by ears that are very attentive to the smallest murmurs of life.
Rational people go through these empty spaces with the serenity of a lawyer, and their indulgent smiles categorise you if you decide to point out in their presence that there is something lacking in the atmosphere.
Death is what the living carry with them. A state of dread, like some uncanny foretaste of a bitter memory.
But the dead do not remember and nothingness is not a curse. The end of the unreal, the beginning of the real. To see but the shaking of my glass makes me turn pale Shovelling them under by the cartload doublequick.
Too many in the world. There is nothing to fear in that. Where are thy past years and pleasures? Are they not vanish'd and lost in the flux of time, as if thou hadst put water into a sieve?
Bethink thyself then of retreat, and leave the world with the same content and satisfaction as a well satisfied guest rises from an agreeable feast. Even people who want to go to heaven don't want to die to get there.
And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it.
And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life's change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new. Right now the new is you, but someday not too long from now, you will gradually become the old and be cleared away.
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