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It's useless preserving life when the body is dying

It's useless preserving life when the body is dying It's useless preserving life when the body is dying
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We try to preserve life, even when we know it has no chance of enduring its body. We feed it, keep it comfortable, bathe it, medicate it, caress it, even sing to it. We tend to these basic functions not because we are brave or selfless but because, like breath, it is the most fundamental act of our species: to sustain the body until time leaves it behind.

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