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Oct 30, 2023

The opening lines of David M. Eagleman's Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives inspires this week's episode, just in time for Halloween.

Eagleman's premise is that you aren't fully dead until your name is spoken for the last time. And although the thought of your name never being spoken again, never again being remembered by the living, is horrific, is it perhaps even more terrifying to imagine that your soul will not be able to rest until you cease to be spoken of? 

What about famous dead people whose names will be evoked for centuries to come? Do they ever get tired of people ceaselessly talking about them? What about people who are mistakenly remembered for things they didn't do (good or evil)?

Join us for this morbid discussion. And have a happy Halloween!


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