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By Catherine Lim

ISBN-10: 9814771791

ISBN-13: 9789814771795

i've got spotted, more and more, that individuals after the age of sixty five or thereabouts start to adventure the phobia of loss of life in a really palpable means. whereas of their adolescence and adolescence that they had seen dying as taking place purely to grandparents, whereas in center age they can nonetheless come up with the money for to relegate loss of life to distant corners in their awareness the place it will possibly no longer intervene upon the pleasures of dwelling, the appearance of outdated age after sixty five brings to them a deeply irritating feel of mortality.

So starts off An equivalent pleasure, a set of essays during which award-winning writer Catherine Lim undertakes a daring and excessive exploration into the phobia of loss of life, the character of faith and the query of who we're. Drawing on her personal reviews and myraid influences—from the Taoist “Sky God” of her early life and the Christian God Jesus of her maturity to scientist Pascal and thinker Socrates; from intimate conversations with shut acquaintances to the imagined global of fictional characters—Lim displays at the fantastic thing about either the flora and fauna and the realm of faith.

As Lim writes, fact, Goodness and wonder. For me, they shape the objectives of an ideal life.

In sharing her insights, Lim not just provokes us to mirror at the which means of existence but in addition encourages us to dwell as significant a lifestyles as possible.

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