We watched John and Elizabeth Edwards on 60 Minutes tonight. I thought they presented well that we are all going to die. It seems something that is often ignored in our society. I have found myself going back to my old ways, and so this last few days feels like a wake-up call to remember that each moment is an eternity and best lived as though it is the last.
I don't know what will happen politically for the two of them, but their message will stay with us. I also realize that they have to do this. Otherwise the cancer will have won. That is what they are saying. They both choose life, and I say, good for them.
William James said:
"I believe there is no source of deception in the investigation of nature which can compare with a fixed belief that certain kinds of phenomena are impossible."