CeremonialSpeechEulogy

CeremonialSpeechEulogy - Eulogy "When a Tralfamadorian...

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Eulogy “When a Tralfamadorian sees a corpse, all he thinks is that the dead person is in a bad condition in that particular moment, but that the same person is just fine in plenty of other moments. Now, when I myself hear that somebody is dead, I simply shrug and say what the Tralfamadorians say about dead people, which is 'So it goes'." This quote is from Kurt Vonnegut’s novel Slaughterhouse-Five. It fits perfectly with my beliefs about life. So, I wrote my own Eulogy. Instead of having someone who thinks they know me best write it, I figure…I know myself best, I will write it. Someone else can read it… that’s fine… but I am going to write it. One of the most common fears that people have throughout life, is death. I never understood this. I mean, I understand that losing someone is a big deal and everything but I was always of the mind that they are just moving on to another stage in life. Which obviously , I have done or none of you would be here. Now don’t start crying, or continue crying or any of that mushy,
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ENG 116 taught by Professor Cunningham during the Fall '07 term at Hartwick.

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