D&D5 - Evan Devine 2-19-08 Death and Dying Death &...

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Evan Devine 2-19-08 Death and Dying With the advent of the technological age, many areas of everyday life have been completely revolutionized. Communications is the most obvious and commonly seen change, but the change that really has affected us the most is the technological development in the medical field. Our current view of death could easily be seen as one of three things; an accidental death, a natural death, or “the doctors have failed” death. In other words, death is more and more a slight possibility rather than a reality. These days people might take modern medicine and medical technologies for granted. Most of today’s technologically inclined world uses some form of modern medicine on a daily basis, whether it is a pill for a common cold, a mild pain reliever, or in extreme (but still common) cases chemotherapy for cancer. It’s a form of repair for an ailing body, no matter how severe. It is of course common to hear the phrase “you need medical attention”. Assuming that whoever needed that medical attention gets it, we
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D&D5 - Evan Devine 2-19-08 Death and Dying Death &...

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